In the UK, it is reported that 1.2 million women and 700,000 men experience domestic violence each year. This correlates with the reports that domestic violence has estimated overall cost to mental healthcare of £176 million.

This week, it is Mental Health Awareness Week and here at Hope After Harm, we want to raise awareness of the mental health impacts upon victims of sexual violence and domestic abuse.

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At Hope After Harm, we provide the #SexualViolence Service. The service offers 1-2-1 support, which includes supporting victims through the criminal justice system, as well as a range of specialist group work provision.

If you’ve been affected by sexual violence and would like information or support, you can get in touch by phoning or emailing the details below:

Phone: 01844 487987