The Survivor’s Handbook
I want to leave my relationship safely On this page: Preparing to leave Making a safety plan Support services near me Getting medical treatment What will happen when I leave? FAQs about refuge Preparing to leave However you’ve kept yourself safe until now, there may come a time when you feel the only option is
I’ve left and I need support On this page: The effects of domestic abuse Starting over after abuse Mental health support after leaving abuse Helping your child after abuse Counselling and self-care The effects of domestic abuse Domestic abuse can have a considerable impact on your health and wellbeing – and your children. The immediate physical
I’m not sure if my relationship is healthy On this page: Something doesn’t feel right How to recognise unhealthy behaviour in a relationship Asha’s story Disagreements in relationships are normal but when they become frequent and begin to form a pattern, it might be a sign that something is wrong, and possibly abusive – a word that
I think I’m trapped with them On this page: Self care How can I keep my children safe? What happens when I reach out for help? Self care Remember, you are not alone. Women’s Aid is here for you and ready to support you, and there are lots of things you can do to help support
I need ongoing support On this page: Creating a safe financial future Legal help Clare’s Law Creating a safe financial future Money is often used as part of abuse. If you are experiencing financial or economic abuse, the following organisations can support you: Surviving Economic Abuse is the only UK charity dedicated to raising awareness of
The Survivor’s Handbook The Survivor’s Handbook provides practical support and information for women experiencing domestic abuse, with simple guidance on every aspect of seeking support. Alternative formats For alternative formats, including translations, audio recordings and more.
I’m worried about someone else On this page: What is domestic abuse? How you can support someone experiencing abuse Information and support for survivors If you think someone you know is experiencing abuse, taking the time to learn about abuse and how to support someone are two important steps in helping your loved one reach