It is never ok for anyone to hurt you. Someone may tell you it’s your fault or that you provoked them. Please remember, there is nothing that can justify hurting you or causing you harm.
Experiencing a physical attack is extremely frightening and the pain it causes is more than just physical. You may be left feeling scared, angry or upset and your confidence may be affected. Whatever you are feeling is completely normal.
If you are unsure about what to do or if you simply need someone to talk to, we are here to help. You can talk to us in confidence and we will find the best way forward together.
If you would like to you can meet with one of our friendly staff in person or you could take part in activities with other young people who have had similar experiences to you.
We will support you in whatever way suits you best. We are here to help you get back on your feet so please get in touch.
It doesn’t matter if you haven’t told anyone about your experience before or if it happened a long time ago. You can find out more about the support we offer on our ‘What we do’ page.
All of our services are free and confidential.