This page is under construction. If you are able to suggest any support groups or online forums, please contact me.
Link goes to the MIND page for support groups:
Mental Health UK
Support groups and online forums for domestic abuse
Support groups and online forums for survivors of childhood sexual abuse
The National Association for People Abused in Childhood offers support to adult survivors of all types of childhood abuse. Helpline open 10am-9pm Monday-Thursday & 10am-6pm Friday
0808 801 0331 free – calls will not show on your bill
Support, friendship and advice for adults who have been affected by childhood abuse
The Survivors Trust
Support to victims of sexual abuse
A London-based charity solely for male survivors of abuse: offline counselling and web chat services
0203 598 3898
0161 236 2182
Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA)
IICSA was set up because of serious concerns that some organisations had failed and were continuing to fail to protect children from sexual abuse. https://www.iicsa.org.uk/
Message board and chat room, free lending library, and numerous resources for survivors of sexual violence
Rape Crisis England & Wales is the umbrella body for a network of independent Rape Crisis Centres
The One in Four publication contains first-hand accounts written by survivors of childhood sexual abuse
The Samaritans are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to listen to anyone in crisis, including experiencing intrusive thoughts and difficult thoughts of suicide and self-harm.
Feephone 116 123
Welsh Language Line 0300 123 3011 (7pm–11pm only, 7 days a week).
Emotional support and information from 6pm–11pm, 365 days a year
0300 304 7000
The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is for men experiencing distressing thoughts and feelings. Open 5pm–midnight, 365 days a year
0800 58 58 58 + webchat service
The Nightline website lists university or college that offer a night-time listening service for students. Nightline phone operators are all students too.
Helpline for anyone identifying as gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. Open 10am–11pm, 365 days a year. Phone operators all identify as LGBT+
0300 330 0630
Community Advice and Listening Line (C.A.L.L) is a confidential listening and support service for anyone living in Wales.
0800 123 737
Text ‘help’ to 81066