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How To Get Help

If you are a child or young person and you are experiencing sexual abuse you are not alone, support is out there for you and you can get help.

Childline is a free and confidential service for children and young people. You can phone them on 0800 11 11 or you can visit Childline.

For parents, family members and carers, support and guidance is available through the following organisations:

The sexual abuse of children and young people online is hugely damaging for victims and their families (and for perpetrator’s families). The consequences can last a lifetime, damaging relationships, health and long-term wellbeing.

Police Scotland are committed to tackling online child sexual abuse (CSA) and our campaign #GetHelpOrGetCaught warns perpetrators to stop sexually abusing children online and encourages them to seek help.

Our #GetHelpOrGetCaught campaign warns perpetrators to stop sexually abusing children online and encourages them to seek help. 

If you feel you are at risk of committing this type of offence or if you are concerned about someone else’s behaviour you can find more information by visiting Stop It Now! Scotland.


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