Useful Links and support for Adults
- Recovery from Childhood Sexual Abuse
- Dissasociative Identity Support
- LGBT+ Specialist Support
- Self Harm Resources
- Books on Prescription
- Black and Ethnic Minority Specialist Organisations
A new Website for survivors and their therapists from a survivor of sexual abuse who shares her story, poetry, resources, blogs and podcasts
First Person Plural (FPP) specialises in working for and on behalf of all those affected by Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) and similar complex trauma-related dissociative identity conditions. These similar conditions include type 1 Dissociative Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (DDNOS), and a type of Other Specified Dissociative Disorder (OSDD) which is described as DID-like. DID itself is sometimes referred to by the older and less accurate term of Multiple Personalities.
Emotional and practical support for LGBT+ people experiencing domestic abuse be it physical, psychological, emotional, financial or sexual.
National LGBT+ Domestic Abuse Helpline 0800 999 5428
LGBT+ Hate Crime Helpline 0207 704 2040
National Conversion Therapy Helpline 0800 130 3335
Advice, support and guidance for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, as well as other sexual and gender diverse minorities (LGBT+). Provided via a range of support services and activities for LGBT+ people across Warwickshire.
Tel 07580 532659
Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, Trans Information and Support
Tel: 024 7671 4199 / 07847 470 345
Service for young people and families with gender variant/transgender children
Self-injury Support is a UK-wide support with new free self-help resources now available.
Experience-led self-help resource: https://www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk/experience-led-self-help-resource
Dealing with self-harm in lockdown: https://www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk/self-care-and-self-advocacy
First Aid for self-harm: https://www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk/Pages/FAQs/Category/first-aid
Seeking treatment and self advocacy: https://www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk/Pages/FAQs/Category/seeking-treatment-and-self-advocacy
Harm Minimisation: https://www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk/Pages/FAQs/Category/harm-minimisation
Distractions and Displacement: https://www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk/Pages/FAQs/Category/distractions-and-displacement
Exploring Alternatives: https://www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk/Pages/FAQs/Category/alternatives
Blogs about self-harm and coronavirus: https://www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk/Blogs/coping-with-coronavirus-and-lockdown/Category/coping-with-covid-19
Books on Prescription collections are for anyone to access. Aimed at adults, older people, young people and families with young children.
Many of the books in the collections may be prescribed by Health Professionals but anyone can browse and borrow with a participating library card. Details about library membership can be found at your local library.
Further information and details about the books can be found on participating library websites.
For Warwickshire: www.warwickshire.gov.uk/booksonprescription
Understanding and managing anxiety – written for university students in halls of residence
Tel: 01274 497535
Provides a completely confidential service for men of Asian, African and African-Caribbean origin, aged 13 and over. “As Black and Asian men, we understand the unique pressures Black and Asian men experience. We understand where you’re coming from. We understand how honour/respect, modesty and shame/embarrassment can silence us when we most need support. ”
Helpline: 0800 989 5786
The helpline is a national specialist faith and culturally sensitive service that is confidential and non-judgmental, which offers information, support, guidance and referrals.
Tel: 024 7622 8952
Coventry and Leicester Services primarily for Asian women providing supported temporary housing, advice, information, advice, counselling and more.
Tel 024 76227712 or 024 762255
Provides holistic health and wellbeing support service to BME Communities in Coventry
Supports women and girls from Black and minoritised communities who live in Rotherham to escape violence. Includes links to National organisations