2. Where does abuse happen?

Anyone can harm you.

They could be someone you know or a stranger. Harm or abuse should never happen to you.

Where can harm or abuse happen?

Harm or abuse can happen anywhere at any time.

Places where harm or abuse can happen:

  • At home.
  • At a day centre.
  • In a hospital.
  • At work.
  • At college.
  • At a club.

What can I do?

If harm or abuse is happening to you, you need to tell someone that you trust. You must do this as soon as you can.

People who are there to help you include:

  • Your family.
  • Staff who support you.
  • The police.
  • A social worker.
  • A doctor.
  • A friend.
  • A nurse.

If you are worried

  • You can call B&NES Community Services on 01225 396000
  • If it is an emergency dial 999 and ask for the police