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Violence is another issue that is never out of the headlines. It comes in many ways and below are some of the different organisations concerned with the issue of violence.

Anger Management
Anger - An American web site which has plenty of advice about coping with anger
Web site

British Association of Anger Management
- provides counselling and advice for men who wish to do something about their temper/violent urges
Tel: 0845 1300286
Web site
BBC information on anger management
Web site
Bupa information page on anger management
Web site
Other advice pages on the internet:-
Web site 1
Web site 2
Web site 3

Domestic Violence
Here is some advice from the Government:-
If you are a victim of domestic violence, or a concerned friend or relative. You can:
1) Call the National Help Line – 0808 2000 247
2) Contact Women’s Aid for general support and advice.

3) Contact Refuge if you need emergency accommodation.
For Male Advice there is an enquiry Line on 0845 064 6800
Web site

BBC Health: Hitting Home
Information and advice for those caught up in domestic violence.
Web site

National Stepfamily Association

Help and support for Stepfamilies.

Call  020 7209 2460

NSPCC Child Protection Help line

24 hour advice and counselling. Call 0808 800 5000
Text phone for hearing-impaired people: 0800 056 0566
web site

Provides a national 24 hour crisis line for women and children who wish to escape from domestic violence. They can refer callers to a network of refuges throughout the UK.
Tel: 0808 2000 247
Web site

Women's Aid
Campaign to end violence against women and children. They also run a National Domestic Violence Help line. Providing advice, information, support and referrals to local refuges and emergency and temporary accommodation. They also provide information in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, English, Greek, Gujurati, Hindi, Punjabi, Somali, Turkish and Urdu.
Tel: 0808 2000 247 (24 hours a day)
Web site

The Zero Tolerance Charitable Trust
This is an organisation which promotes innovative policy and practice that tackles the root causes of male violence against women and children.
Web site

Rape - General Help
Rape Crisis Centre
Offers a confidential counselling service for the victims of rape.
Call 0207 837 1600

Web site

The Truth About Rape
c/o CER, The Pankhurst Centre, Department 5, 60-62 Nelson Street
Manchester M13 9WP

Web site

Female Rape

The Rape Crisis Federation acts as a national voice for female survivors of sexual violence and abuse and represents the interests of Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse services.
web site
The Rape & Sexual Abuse Support Centre
This is a counselling and advice service for women and girls who have been sexually abused, however long ago. Men will be given the numbers of other organisations that can help.
Tel: 0208 683 3300 (Monday-Friday 12pm–2.30pm and 7pm-9.30pm; weekends and bank holidays 2.30pm –5pm).

The Roofie Foundation
The Roofie Foundation helps victims of drug rape through support, research and campaigns.
Tel: 0800 783 2980
Web site

Male Rape
Mankind UK
Mankind UK is a support and resource service for men who have been sexually abused.
Tel: 01273 510447
Web site
The National Association of Male Sexual Assault Services
This organisation provides a list of agencies around the country who help male rape victims find help in their local area.
Web site

Survivors UK
Survivors UK run a help line, support groups and counselling for men who have been sexually abused.
Tel: 0845 122 1201 (Tuesdays 7pm-10pm)
Web site

Victim Support

Victim Support is an independent charity which helps people cope with the effects of crime. They provide free and confidential support and information to help you deal with your experience.
Tel: 0207 735 9166

Web site

Violence Against Animals

Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA)

To contact the RSPCA to report an act of cruelty, neglect or concern about the welfare of an animal, you can call the RSPCA's 24-hour national cruelty and advice line on 0870 55 55 999.

Web site
Royal Society For the Protection of Birds
Web site