If you have been a victim of sexual abuse or assault you may be feeling confused and afraid and not know what to do next.
SARCs offer medical, practical and emotional support. They have specially trained NHS doctors, nurses and support workers to care for you.
If you are in danger, please dial 999 immediately, or 101 in a non-emergency. If you ring 999 but can’t talk, make sure the Police know you are
Another excellent resource is the ‘Survivor Pathway’ from Plymouth Sexual Violence Support Services.
How we can help at SHiP
At Sexual Health Plymouth we can offer whatever level of care you feel comfortable with, including:
- A safe and confidential place to talk about your experience
support and counselling accessing
the police if wish to report the assault contacting
- STI testing for a wide range of STIs
- Follow-up tests for STIs that do not show up straight away
- Emergency contraception
- Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) tablets to prevent HIV after exposure
- Vaccination against Hepatitis B if it is felt that there is a risk
- A psychology service if you have experienced sexual abuse or assault
Disrespect Nobody is a government initiative that focuses on relationships.