Addressing the consequences of childhood sexual abuse

Find out more about childhood sexual abuse

Of course I wish things could have been different but I am stronger now.

Read Steve's experience

I was tired of just surviving. I wanted a life.

Read Terry's experience

No child is responsible for their abuse. No one should feel ashamed.

Read Rachel's experience

I went for help because I didn't want to feel that way any longer.

Read Jan's experience

SurvivorScotland oversees the National Strategy for survivors of Childhood abuse. Through the National Strategy, Strategy Funding and the National Confidential Forum, we aim to:

  • Raise awareness of childhood abuse
  • Increase awareness of its long term consequences
  • Improve support services
  • Enhance the health and wellbeing of survivors
  • Understand and acknowledge the experiences of people who were in care as children, whether those experiences were positive or negative
  • Develop training and skills for frontline workers

Find out more about the National Strategy, Strategy Funding and National Confidential Forum