What to do in a crisis 2017-02-08T08:55:54+00:00

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What to do in a crisis

The most important thing to remember is that it was not your fault.

It is irrelevant what you were wearing, how much you had to drink or whether you were in your own home or out for the evening – you did not ask to be raped or sexually assaulted. The blame is entirely the perpetrators.

We are here to help

  • Rape and Sexual Assault is nothing to be ashamed of
  • You do not need to keep it a secret
  • You are not on your own
  • You can talk to us in total confidence
  • You do not have to report to the police to access our services
  • You can just talk to us once or if you want we can give ongoing support

To talk in confidence call 0333 323 1543

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Approximately 85,000 women and 12,000 men are raped in England and Wales alone every year.

We provide support for anyone (women, men, children) who has been the victim of rape and sexual abuse across the whole of Avon and Somerset area. We also provide women’s mental health and domestic abuse support services.

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