Finding Help

Useful guidance on how to help a friend who discloses to you is available on various websites.

The Mothers Union has a handy ‘Dos and Don’ts for for supporting survivors’. ‘Help someone you care about’.

The Independent:

For sources of short or long-term emotional support, advocacy, counselling, advice or refuge in the UK, go to the End Violence Against Women website:

Additionally, there is a comprehensive list of organisations with helplines for rape and sexual abuse victims: