Category Personal safety

How do I manage my stress after experiencing a crime?

Are you feeling anxious, stressed or worried after experiencing a crime? You’re not alone. Experiencing a crime can disrupt your normal day-to-day life and sometimes it can take a while to feel like you’ve got that normality back again. Not only that, but experiencing a crime means you might experience…

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What to do if you’re being harassed or bullied on social media

Before social media, bullying and harassment were something you’d typically only experience in real life; be it in person, over the phone or in written form. Now, with millions of people glued to the likes of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, harassment has taken on a digital form. The difference lies…

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Do you know what to do if an adult is at risk of harm and abuse?

We should all know how to spot signs of abuse and the actions that should be taken if we have a concern. Statistics show that: Last year in Northamptonshire (2019-20) 3,577 concerns were received 1,062 of those concerns needed further action 51% of abuse was due to neglect 30% occurred…

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5 subtle signs you’re in a controlling relationship

What do you think of when you hear the words ‘domestic abuse’? Violence? Anger? Physical pain? What about a partner not letting you see your friends? Or preventing you from seeing family? Toxic relationships aren’t always as apparent as physical acts. We’ve detailed below five subtle signs to watch out…

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5 tips for staying Christmas party safe

We’re right in the midst of work Christmas party season, and with just two weekends remaining before the big day, you might be looking forward to letting your hair down and dancing the night away with colleagues. Every year, millions of people head to festive parties staged by their workplaces.…

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