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Big increase in Asian women calling NAPAC’s support line

The BBC’s Three Girls has reached a lot of survivors and prompted them to seek support from us after watching the programme. • We’ve had a very noticeable increase in Asian women calling who suffered abuse in childhood. • We’ve had a lot of callers who suffered...

Over 10,000 call attempts in the past five weeks since footballers spoke out

The National Association for People Abused in Childhood’s (NAPAC) support line, the only national support line for adult survivors of child abuse in the UK, has been overwhelmed by demand since footballers bravely spoke about the abuse they suffered in childhood. The charity, which has just 10 staff, has received over 10,000 call attempts to its support line in the past five weeks and took 654 calls over this period.

Tenfold increase in survivors seeking support

NAPAC (the National Association for People Abused in Childhood) has seen a tenfold increase in the number of adult survivors of child abuse registering for their support groups from 10 registrations a week to a hundred per week in the past three weeks. The charity is calling for a refocusing on the lack of appropriate support for those who have suffered such painful trauma and abuse in childhood.

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