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Abuse victim: 'People try to kill themselves to get help'

There is not enough mental health service provision for children who have suffered sexual abuse, according to 96% of professionals questioned for a new UK-wide survey.

The research by the NSPCC showed that three quarters believed that over the last five years it had got more difficult to access help.

'Lucy' was just seven years old when she started being abused.

She spoke to the BBC's Angus Crawford about the difficulties she had getting help.

  • 27 Jan 2016
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