Accessing Support

Prior to, or following, your interview you may experience distress and anxiety. If this happens and you feel that you need additional support, please visit The Male Survivors Partnership website, which contains a male survivor services directory with an extensive list of support services:

Survivors Manchester’s website ( contains a wealth of information, advice, and guidance for male survivors.

The NHS provides a number of self-help leaflets, which may be useful and can be accessed here – 

If you find yourself experiencing symptoms of extreme anxiety and/or distress please seek professional support and/or medical assistance via your GP, a mental health professional, or emergency services if in crisis.

You may also find it useful to contact these helplines:

The Samaritans: 116 123 (24 hour service)

The National Male Survivor Helpline: 0808 800 5005 (Monday, Wednesday, & Friday, 9am-5pm, Tuesday & Thursday, 8am-8pm, and Saturday 10am-2pm).