Information and Support
If you, or someone you know, have been affected by the issues raised in this programme, the following organisations can help:
The National Association for People Abused in Childhood
The National Association for People Abused in Childhood is a charity that offers support, advice and guidance to adult survivors of any form of childhood abuse.
Phone: 0800 085 3330
Survivors UK provides information, support and counselling for men who have been raped or sexually abused.
Phone: 0845 122 1201
(Monday & Tuesday evenings 7pm-9.30pm; Thursday afternoons 12 noon-2:30pm)
The Survivors Trust
The Survivors Trust has over 130 member agencies based in the UK and Ireland which provide specialist support for women, men and children who are survivors of rape, sexual violence or childhood sexual abuse.
Samaritans is available for anyone struggling to cope round the clock, every single day of the year. They provide a safe place to talk where calls are completely confidential. Get in touch by phone or email or find the details for the local branch online
Phone: 08457 90 90 90
CALM - (Campaign Against Living Miserably)
CALM - Campaign Against Living Miserably, is a charity aimed at preventing male suicide in the UK. Calls to their helpline are anonymous, confidential, free from a landline and will not appear on itemised bills.
Helpline: 0800 58 58 58 (daily 5pm-midnight)
The NSPCC is a charity specialising in child protection and the prevention of cruelty to children. They operate a free 24-hour helpline that provides help, advice and support to adults worried about a child.
Helpline: 0808 800 5000
Stop it Now! UK and Ireland
Stop it Now! UK and Ireland works to protect children and prevent child sexual abuse. Their helpline offers confidential advice, information and support to anyone with concerns about child sexual abuse and helps callers take the action that is in the best interests of children. The helpline is available to any adult who has concerns relating to child sexual abuse. This includes those who are concerned that an adult or child they know is sexually abusing a child, or is at risk of doing so; is concerned about their own thoughts or behaviour towards children, including an interest in child pornography; or is a parent or carer of a child whose sexual behaviour or interests they find worrying.
Freephone Helpline: 0808 1000 900
(Emails received are anonymised to preserve confidentiality and they aim to respond within 3-5 days)