Support and counselling

There are lots of places that can provide you with support. Here are some you might want to approach—and further resources for thinking through assault, or helping a friend.

Counselling services

Rape Crisis

Victim Support

Women’s Aid

Black Women’s Rape Action Project
A group focusing on winning justice for women of colour and immigrant women who have survived rape, racist attacks and other violence

SurvivorsUK
A service for men who have been assaulted or raped

Find a therapist
A service to help you find a BACP accredited therapist in your area

Free Psychotherapy Network
A list of free and low-cost counselling services across the UK

Therapeutic resources and info

SupportLine
A page with suggestions on how to cope after a sexual assault or rape, how to cope with difficult feelings and a long list of services for both men and women who have been assaulted or raped

My Decision
A resource from the Met Police giving advice and guidance on how to deal with sexual assault or rape, even if you don’t want to report it

How to support a friend
A guide from Rape Crisis on supporting friends or colleagues after assault

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