Something happened to me when I was younger.
It can be very hard to speak about what happened, but it’s never too late to reach out for support.
There are people who will listen, take you seriously and help you find the support you need.
National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC)
The National Association for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC) offers support for adult survivors of all types of childhood abuse – call (0808 801 0331) as or visit napac.org.uk
Get help from the NHS
The NHS run sexual assault referral centres (SARCs) which can offer you support. They are available to all, regardless of gender and age, or when it happened. Find your nearest sexual assault referral centre and NHS advice on help after rape and sexual assault.
Internet Watch Foundation
You can report images and videos of child sexual abuse which you’ve discovered online to the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF). You can report anonymously and safely. The IWF will work globally to get any illegal images removed from the internet.
Rape Crisis England & Wales
Free, confidential and specialist support and advocacy services for people whose lives have been impacted by sexual violence and abuse of any kind at any time.
National telephone helpline (for women & girls aged 13+): 0808 802 9999 (every day from 12pm to 2:30pm and 7pm to 9:30pm)
Live chat emotional support (for women & girls 16+): https://rapecrisis.org.uk/get-help/live-chat-helpline/about-the-live-chat-helpline/