Supporting recovery from child abuse
The damage caused by child abuse doesn’t always end in childhood. We offer support to adult survivors and training for those who support them.
Need to talk? Call our support line, free from landlines or mobiles.
0808 801 0331
10am-9pm Mondays to Thursdays & 10am-6pm on Fridays
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NAPAC’s series of six booklets for survivors and those who support them are free to download
and are also available in audio format.
Abuse happens in many different ways, but behind every type of abuse is a misuse of power and control. You can start to repair the damage and reclaim your life.
Adult survivors of child abuse often don’t receive the support they need, because professionals don’t understand childhood trauma and its impacts in later life.
Many survivors fear telling people about the abuse they suffered because they worry that they won’t be believed or that listeners can’t bear to hear about it.
Around one in five adults experienced some form of abuse in childhood. Childhood trauma can have lasting impacts, but the right support can transform lives.
Was it really abuse?
It wasn't your fault