Childhood Sexual Abuse the Silent Crime
If we, as individuals as well as s community, can begin to acknowledge this crime rather than turn a Blind Eye and a Deaf Ear ‘not my problem, nothing to do with me, I don’t want to interfere, I don’t want to get involved, it’s not happening that much’ are all statements which are no longer valid.
The power of these opinions and messages serve to protect and shield perpetrators, isolate and stigmatize victims.
What does my recovery look like?
Prior to seeking support with my mental health, through my GP fifty four years ago, I hadn’t actively given much thought to the child sexual abuse, I experienced from as far back as I could remember. The disassociation and denial had been a well learnt reactions....
Topic of the month
Impact & Consequences CSA more often than not affects survivors well into their adulthood and the simplistic claim that CSA occurred decades ago when the survivor was a child does not mitigate or eradicate what happened to the survivor because they are perceived...