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:

https://www.nhs.uk/service-search/mental-health/find-an-urgent-mental-health-helpline

For a range of support services see:

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/guides-to-support-and-services/abuse/all-types-of-abuse/

British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy:

https://www.bacp.co.uk/about-therapy/what-therapy-can-help-with/abuse/

Information about post-traumatic stress disorder:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/types-of-mental-health-problems/post-traumatic-stress-disorder-ptsd/treatments-for-ptsd/

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

Reporting non-recent child abuse (historic abuse)

Non-recent child abuse:

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/what-is-child-abuse/types-of-abuse/non-recent-abuse/

https://napac.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Operation-Hydrant-Factsheet-Victim-Reporting-Dec-2016.pdf

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