You are not alone. Whatever sort of abuse you are experiencing online, there is help available.
If you’re worried about revenge porn:
Read and download our Revenge Porn Guide.
Contact the Revenge Porn Helpline.
If you’ve experienced sexual violence contact:
Survivors Trust (for men and women)
Survivors UK (for men)
Galop (for LGBT people)
If you’re worried about stalking:
If you’re being abused by a partner, ex-partner or family member:
Broken Rainbow (for LGBT people)
If the abuse is homophobic, biphobic or transphobic contact:
LGBT Consortium (to find local groups)
Gires (rights information for trans people)
Trans Media Watch (for transphobia in the media)
Transwiki (for local trans groups).
If the abuse is racist or Islamaphobic contact:
If you want to report the abuse to the police contact your local police force or:
If the abuse concerns children, you can also report to the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre
For guidance on recording abusive incidents, check out:
If you want legal advice contact:
Citizens Advice Bureau (for local law centres)
If you need someone to talk to now contact:
Samaritans - Helpline: 08457 90 90 90 (24 hours)
LGBT Switchboard - Helpline: 0300 330 0630 (Daily 10AM - 11PM)
For general advice and to find a local service:
If the abuse is sexist or violent towards women contact:
If you're worry about sexism and the media representation of women contact:
For advice about safety online contact:
Sites aimed at internet safety for children and young people also contain useful practical information about how to use the internet safely, including website reporting and privacy options. Look at:
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