Open quotes red    Thank you NAPAC. Your team were brilliant. They've helped me to turn my life around. I thought I would never come to terms with what happened to me as a child but you have shown me that recovery and healing is possible. Thank you from the hurting child deep inside my memory.   Close quotes red

A female survivor


Trigger warning: Material may trigger some painful memories


Speaking out

Every survivor is unique and so are the processes by which healing occurs. Despite everyone's uniqueness, we can also identify with others' experiences and so we hope that amongst the information and personal accounts on our site, you will be able to find something that resonates with you.

We invite survivors to find their voice and share their experiences. We welcome all submissions either as short autobiographical pieces or as creative pieces.

Autobiographical pieces

We invite survivors to send in their mini autobiographies to be published on these pages either anonymously or named (please indicate clearly what name you want to be publicized - and copy the following text into the email you send us: "I [insert name] give NAPAC permission to publish my story on their website and use it in NAPAC literature"). You can submit these here.

NAPAC makes every effort to remove all identifying information. Names of perpetrators are only used where there has been a conviction in a court of law. NAPAC is not responsible for the accuracy of the stories.

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