If you’ve been a victim it’s really important to speak to someone about what’s happened.  Talking to someone can help you get the experience off your chest, and you could get support to cope and recover from the experience.  Talking about it could also help the police to make sure that whoever has harmed you doesn’t do this to other people in the future.

Case study

Craig, Paul and Connor are 14 years old; they are the victims of a robbery but are scared to report it because they fear retaliation if they do.

Case study

Nathan, 15, has been having trouble at school with the same boy for some months now.

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