Thursday, 30 June 2016

Broken Innocence

The sacrilege of broken innocence we try to hold in
But that is the last place the healing can begin
To open our troubled minds and speak of life’s taboo
Children of the future must never go through.

By Christina

Monday, 20 June 2016

The Sue Lambert Trust - a poem

The Sue Lambert Trust has given me hope,
That one day I will understand "why" and be able to cope,
For forty years I have lived in fear,
Frightened a scared to even shed a tear,

Thursday, 16 June 2016

What can friends and family members do to support survivors of sexual abuse?

Knowing that someone you care about has been hurt may leave you feeling overwhelmed. Often both survivors and their supporters struggle with feeling helpless and angry in the aftermath, and it can take some time to learn how to respond.

Grounding Techniques

Things can take us mentally away from the present moment, and grounding brings us back.

Click here for a helpful guide 

13 steps for managing flashbacks

Say to yourself: "I am having a flashback". Flashbacks take us into a timeless part of the psyche that feels as helpless, hopeless and surrounded by danger as we were in childhood. The feelings and sensations you are experiencing are past memories that cannot hurt you now. 

by Pete Walker click for more...