Other organisation resources and websites
For a list of survivor websites, click here.
- Beating The Blues
An online 8 week programme providing therapy for depression and anxiety. It is your right to access this programme free through the NHS if you are living in the UK.
- Cocoon Counselling.
Cocoon is a professional online counselling and therapy service run by qualified counsellors.
- Nourishment for Difficult Times
The website contains a series of meditation designed for women who are recovering from sexual abuse or any form of physical violence.
- Counselling Directory
- BACP (British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy)
- UKCP (UK Council for Psychotherapy)
- EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing) Association
Here are some of the survivor forums we are aware of. Please note that NAPAC is not responsible for the content of any of these sites.
Please be mindful of your own safety and privacy when using online forums. For example, note that the "tag" or "user name" you use on forums can be searched for online so make sure you choose an anonymous one if you don't want people who know you to read what you have been posting.
- HAVOCA Forums is a support forum for survivors of abuse.
- Safeline is a voluntary association based in the UK which has been established by people who were themselves sexually abused as children.
- http://www.isurvive.org.uk/ is a support blog for survivors
- Alcohol Issues
- Alice Miller
- ASSIST Trauma Care
ASSIST Trauma Care employ experienced therapists trained to work with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and the after-effects of trauma in line with current evidence-based practices.
- At The Ark
A Christian website supporting families through sexual abuse.
- Can Of Worms - Working With Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse (PDF 308KB)
- Child's Play Resource by 'Stop It Now'
- CODA UK
A set of informal self-help groups made up of men and women with a common interest in working through the problems that co-dependency has caused in their lives.
- The Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse
The Commission was set up in 2000 and closed in 2009.
- European Society for Trauma and Dissociation
- Galop - London's LGBT safety charity
- Articles by Gary Direnfeld, MSW, RSW (Canada based social worker)
- Gift From Within
An International non-profit organisation dedicated to those who suffer post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), those at risk for PTSD, and those who care for traumatized individuals.
- Into The Light - They provide lots of information, articles and resources for survivors
- Rights of Women - From Report to Court A handbook for adult survivors of sexual violence Click Here
- Scarlett Centre at Eaves
A London based drop-in and support centre for women affected by issues including domestic violence, rape or sexual abuse.
- MACSAS Newsletter subscription form (Word Document 301KB)
- Men's Advice Line
A confidential helpline for all men experiencing domestic violence by a current or ex-partner.
- Memoirs of a Handsome Fish by Kevin Coley http://www.amazon.co.uk/Memoirs-Handsome-Fish-Kevin-Coley/dp/3854380828
- Muslim Matters - Child abuse discussion
- NICE Guidelines - When to Suspect Child Maltreatment
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) clinical guidelines on "When to Suspect Child Maltreatment" published 22 July 2009.
- Nottingham Domestic Violence Forum
- Mankind Scenarios of male survivors of sexual abuse talking about their experiences.
- Sibling sexual abuse Resource from MOSAC
- Stop It Now
- A View From Inside The Box
- Tears and Fears by Wima Davidson - Buy your kindle version of this great informative help book here http://www.amazon.co.uk/Tears-Fears-Wilma-Davidson/dp/1453578374
Breath in The Dark by Jane Hersey - click here to view book
- Quit Smoking Services: www.epa.gov/smokefree/ and www.quitsmokingcommunity.org/
If you cannot find the book your looking for use the amazon search box below:
A series of reports that look at the needs of survivors of sexual crime. The third one specifically looks at the needs of male survivors.
Kindly note that whilst NAPAC makes every attempt to check the veracity of the resources contained within its website, NAPAC cannot take any responsibility for the organisations, the individuals involved or their website contents. NAPAC does not endorse or recommend any of the resources mentioned on its website but merely aims to inform you of the possible services available. Please take care when searching for help and don't give up until you find the ongoing support you deserve!