Emotional Support, Self Esteem and Abuse

Here at the OA we can also support with emotional issues which may be affecting you, carers or dependents. Such issues may result in added pressures on relationships, family, friends and self confidence so the following information is offered to help. Alternatively contact us for further advice and support.

SANE provides emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including families, friends and carers. Likewise, MIND and the NHS provide useful advice and information on how you can build your self esteem.

For younger people, Youngminds is a charity that supports young people and those on whom young people may rely, to build their self esteem. For Armed Forces personnel, families or siblings. in need of emotional support, SSAFA offers access to support groups which can help through times of stress and need, such as bereavement.

If you have been a victim of any crime or have been affected by a crime committed against someone you know, Victim Support can offer emotional support and advice. Their services are free and available to everyone, whether or not the crime has been reported and regardless of when it happened.

If you are feeling worried about domestic abuse, NHS Choices can offer help and support. They also offer support to men who may be a victim of domestic abuse. You can also find support for abuse and neglect of vulnerable adults. In addition Help Guide is a non-profit organisation dedicated to supporting women involved with domestic violence.