What is sexual harm?

What to expect

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Safe to talk can help with:

  • contact with a trained specialist at any time, day or night, seven days a week
  • answers to questions about sexual harm
  • information about medical, emotional, and behavioural issues related to harmful experiences
  • explanations of what you might expect if you report to the Police
  • referral to specialists in your area
  • information for family and friends wanting to help someone
  • information and contact with a specialist if you are worried about your own sexually harmful thoughts or behaviour
  • information on or connection/referral to medical practitioners for medical care or forensic medical examination. This can happen without police involvement or while they are making up their minds about whether to contact police.

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