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Emotional and Physical Abuse

Emotional Abuse

Emotional Abuse would happen, for instance, when a child is being unfairly blamed for everything all the time, intimidated and threatened, constantly criticised or told they are stupid and made to feel unhappy.

There is help, advice and support available for people with concerns about emotional abuse to a child

Local support groups and organisations in and around Hounslow

The links below are some of the national organisations and agencies you can contact for information or support

The NSPCC - Provides information on signs, effects and advice on how to keep children safe from emotional abuse. They also have a helpline to discuss your worries even if you are not sure if it is emotional abuse.

www.nspcc.org.uk/emotional abuse

NSPCC Helpline 0800 800 5000

Childline - Words can hurt:emotional abuse 

www.childline.org.uk

0800 1111

Young Minds - Provides information on what abuse is, why you should get help and where to find it.

Youngminds.org.uk

Physical Abuse

Physical abuse is when an adult deliberately hurts a child, such as hitting, shaking, throwing, poisoning, burning, drowning, or suffocating.

There is help, advice and support available to people with concerns about child Physical abuse.

Local support groups and organisations in and around Hounslow

The links below are some of the national organisations and agencies you can contact for information or support

The NSPCC - Provides information on signs, effects and advice on how to keep children safe from physical abuse. They also have a helpline to discuss your worries even if you are not sure if it is physical abuse.

www.nspcc.org.uk/physical-abuse

NSPCC Helpline 0800 800 5000

Childline - On their site you can read Pete’s Story where Pete talks about his experience of physical abuse and how it affected him. There is also a section on how to ask an adult for help. You can call, chat online or email Childline. 

www.childline.org.uk

0800 1111

Young Minds - Provides information on what abuse is, why you should get help and where to find it.

Youngminds.org.uk

The Hideout - Provides a space to help children and young people to understand domestic abuse and what to do if it is happening to them. 

Thehideout.org.uk