for better mental health

Abuse

Gives information that may help if you have experienced abuse.

Domestic violence – support for women

Refuge

0808 2000 247
refuge.org.uk
Support, information and advocacy for women and children experiencing violence and abuse.

Welsh Women's Aid

0808 80 10 800
welshwomensaid.org.uk
Information and support for women and children experiencing domestic abuse, including a directory of local services.

Women's Aid (England)

0808 2000 247
womensaid.org.uk
Information and support for women and children experiencing domestic abuse, including a directory of local services.

Domestic violence – support for men

Men's Advice Line

0808 801 0327
mensadviceline.org.uk
Confidential advice and support for men experiencing domestic violence and abuse by a current or ex-partner or family member.

Domestic violence – support for black and minority ethnic groups

Ashiana Sheffield

0114 255 5740
ashianasheffield.org
Aims to help prevent murder and serious harm to black, Asian, minority ethnic and refugee women in England, Wales and Scotland as a result of domestic abuse and forced marriage and 'honour'-based violence. Also supports children and young people.

Domestic violence – help for people who inflict violence

Respect

respect.uk.net
Information and support for people who are worried about their violent or aggressive behaviour towards loved ones, and for male victims of domestic abuse.

Domestic violence – support for young people

Respect Not Fear

respectnotfear.co.uk
Website for young people about domestic violence.

The Hide Out

thehideout.org.uk
Women's Aid website to help young people understand domestic abuse, and what to do if it's happening to them.

Domestic violence and forced marriage

The Forced Marriage Unit

gov.uk/forced-marriage
Joint initiative between the Foreign Office and Home Office. It assists actual and potential victims of forced marriage, as well as professionals.

This information was published in November 2016. 

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