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Neglect Resources for Young People

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Here are the resources we found for neglect for young people:

Video

How to Move On and Find Closure

For every painful experience, the message is the same. You can heal and move on, and become stronger. When a relationship ends abruptly, or you lose someone you love, there is always one question: How do you transition from a place of pain to a place of healing? In this video, Wellcast give advice and information about how to move on and find closure.

Wants and Needs

We don’t always need what we want. You will be fine without a new phone, or that brand new shirt if you’ve got a wardrobe full of them at home, but would be okay without food? Or water? If you’re not getting what you need at home, you might be experiencing neglect so talk to someone you trust.

How to Overcome Child Emotional Neglect

In this video, Kati Morton talks about what happens when you grow up in an emotional neglectful environment and how it can cause us to believe that our thoughts, feelings, and desires don’t matter. This can lead us to question anything we experience and struggle to trust how we feel.

Neglect

Every child and young person has the right to be looked after properly. If you’re not getting the important things you need at home, you could be being neglected. This page covers reasons for neglect, speaking out about neglect, how can you tell if someone you know is being neglecting and advice on figuring out whether you are being neglected.

Neglect

Neglect is the ongoing failure to meet a child’s basic needs and is the most common form of child abuse. A child may be left hungry or dirty, without adequate clothing, shelter, supervision, medical or health care.

How to Help a Friend dealing with Family Abuse and Neglect

Do you think a friend is experiencing abuse or neglect? Maybe you sense that things aren’t right in your friend’s family. Maybe you witnessed something while you were at your friend’s house or may your friend told you about the abuse or neglect. This webpage covers what you can do for a friend if you think they are being abused or neglected.

My Parents don’t Care about me.

Neglect doesn’t just happen to little kids. If you feel like your parents don’t care about you, it’s possible you’re being neglected – but help is out there if you need it. This article by The Mix covers myths about neglect, how to know whether you’re being neglected, how to identify whether your parents are taking advantage of you and what you can do about it.

Organisation

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.

Blog / personal article

Neglect: Leanne’s Story

When Leanne was at primary school, things at home got so bad that she ran away and put herself in real danger. This article from Childline talks about the real effects of neglect and how neglect looked in the life of one young person.

Video

How to Move On and Find Closure

For every painful experience, the message is the same. You can heal and move on, and become stronger. When a relationship ends abruptly, or you lose someone you love, there is always one question: How do you transition from a place of pain to a place of healing? In this video, Wellcast give advice and information about how to move on and find closure.

Wants and Needs

We don’t always need what we want. You will be fine without a new phone, or that brand new shirt if you’ve got a wardrobe full of them at home, but would be okay without food? Or water? If you’re not getting what you need at home, you might be experiencing neglect so talk to someone you trust.

How to Overcome Child Emotional Neglect

In this video, Kati Morton talks about what happens when you grow up in an emotional neglectful environment and how it can cause us to believe that our thoughts, feelings, and desires don’t matter. This can lead us to question anything we experience and struggle to trust how we feel.

Neglect

Every child and young person has the right to be looked after properly. If you’re not getting the important things you need at home, you could be being neglected. This page covers reasons for neglect, speaking out about neglect, how can you tell if someone you know is being neglecting and advice on figuring out whether you are being neglected.

Neglect

Neglect is the ongoing failure to meet a child’s basic needs and is the most common form of child abuse. A child may be left hungry or dirty, without adequate clothing, shelter, supervision, medical or health care.

How to Help a Friend dealing with Family Abuse and Neglect

Do you think a friend is experiencing abuse or neglect? Maybe you sense that things aren’t right in your friend’s family. Maybe you witnessed something while you were at your friend’s house or may your friend told you about the abuse or neglect. This webpage covers what you can do for a friend if you think they are being abused or neglected.

Organisation

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.

Blog / personal article

Neglect: Leanne’s Story

When Leanne was at primary school, things at home got so bad that she ran away and put herself in real danger. This article from Childline talks about the real effects of neglect and how neglect looked in the life of one young person.

Video

How to Move On and Find Closure

For every painful experience, the message is the same. You can heal and move on, and become stronger. When a relationship ends abruptly, or you lose someone you love, there is always one question: How do you transition from a place of pain to a place of healing? In this video, Wellcast give advice and information about how to move on and find closure.

Wants and Needs

We don’t always need what we want. You will be fine without a new phone, or that brand new shirt if you’ve got a wardrobe full of them at home, but would be okay without food? Or water? If you’re not getting what you need at home, you might be experiencing neglect so talk to someone you trust.

How to Overcome Child Emotional Neglect

In this video, Kati Morton talks about what happens when you grow up in an emotional neglectful environment and how it can cause us to believe that our thoughts, feelings, and desires don’t matter. This can lead us to question anything we experience and struggle to trust how we feel.

Organisation

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.

Neglect

Every child and young person has the right to be looked after properly. If you’re not getting the important things you need at home, you could be being neglected. This page covers reasons for neglect, speaking out about neglect, how can you tell if someone you know is being neglecting and advice on figuring out whether you are being neglected.

Neglect

Neglect is the ongoing failure to meet a child’s basic needs and is the most common form of child abuse. A child may be left hungry or dirty, without adequate clothing, shelter, supervision, medical or health care.

How to Help a Friend dealing with Family Abuse and Neglect

Do you think a friend is experiencing abuse or neglect? Maybe you sense that things aren’t right in your friend’s family. Maybe you witnessed something while you were at your friend’s house or may your friend told you about the abuse or neglect. This webpage covers what you can do for a friend if you think they are being abused or neglected.

Blog / personal article

Neglect: Leanne’s Story

When Leanne was at primary school, things at home got so bad that she ran away and put herself in real danger. This article from Childline talks about the real effects of neglect and how neglect looked in the life of one young person.