Where to find support

If you are in the UK and need help, please use these helpful sources:

Mental health support

NHS Urgent Mental Health Support Line Finder:


For a range of support services see:


British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy:


Information about post-traumatic stress disorder:



Mental health information and support specific to dance see: https://www.nidms.co.uk/mental-health (see ‘Get Support now’ and ‘Safeguarding in Dance’)

Terry Hyde Ma MBACP, Counselling for Dancers https://www.counsellingfordancers.com/

Reporting non-recent child abuse (historic abuse)

Non-recent child abuse:



NAPAC (National Association for People Abused in Childhood) Support for adult survivors of child abuse, their friends and family: Call 0808 801 0331 or support@napac.org.uk

Adult abuse

Information, training and advice about the abuse of disabled children and adults at risk

https://www.anncrafttrust.org/about/ or call 0115 951 5400

Online abuse

Advice for professionals about online safeguarding concerns:

· Professionals Online safety helpline (POSH) helpline@saferinternet.org.uk or

call 0344 381 4772

· The UK Safer Internet Centre call 0844 381 4772

Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) Investigates inappropriate online behavior such as grooming online or sexual exploitation Tel: 0870 000 3344

Internet Watch Foundation - removes images of child sexual abuse content and criminally obscene content online: Tel 01223 203030