The National Association for People Abused in Childhood


NAPAC (the National Association for People Abused in Childhood) offers support to adult survivors of all types of childhood abuse, including physical, sexual, emotional abuse or neglect. A freephone helpline is available and the support team can also be contacted by email. Training courses are provided for professionals who support adult survivors of child abuse.

There are a number of resources available online for survivors and these can be accessed in booklet form and also as an audio file to listen to. There are some immediate coping strategies available online, for example a grounding exercise. A free book is available to download, written by survivors, for survivors and those who support them.


Great resource for anyone who has suffered any kind of abuse in childhood whether that be physical, sexual, emotional or neglect. Freephone helpline and email support available. Great resources to download or listen to, audio files making them easily accessible. Also links to other organisations who may be able to offer help and support, tips for carers and training for professionals

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