DeserveToBeHeard

Women’s Aid Campaign: DeserveToBeHeard

Women's Aid are asking decision makers to recognise how domestic abuse affects women’s mental health, and to fund and work with specialist domestic abuse services, to include resourcing for a range of therapeutic and holistic mental health support.

DeserveToBeHeard

Women’s Aid Campaign: DeserveToBeHeard

Women's Aid are asking decision makers to recognise how domestic abuse affects women’s mental health, and to fund and work with specialist domestic abuse services, to include resourcing for a range of therapeutic and holistic mental health support.

This #16Days of activism, in support of @womensaid, we pledge to #HearHer — to amplify the mental health needs of domestic abuse survivors so they can get the support they deserve. Become a #DeserveToBeHeard campaigner and share your pledge today. https://takeaction.womensaid.org.uk/pledge-your-support-hearher?utm_source=twitter_share&utm_campaign=%5B23%5D&utm_medium=share

Women’s Aid’s campaign reports highlight the huge barriers survivors face in accessing mental health support, and set out recommendations to ensure that all women receive the help they need https://www.womensaid.org.uk/evidence-hub/research-and-publications/

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This service has saved my mental health and has provided a safe service whilst helping with coping mechanisms for the future.

- Lena

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VOICES will be closed for some days over Christmas and New Year. We wish all our wonderful clients, partners and supporters a peaceful and healthy holiday. Please find the details of our opening hours and contact information during the period here. Contact details for other specialist services are available on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/voicescharity

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