Resources

Visit our Facebook page for daily posts on the topics of empathy,     apathy & sociopathy  http://www.facebook.com/sorecs/

Here are some articles written for Welldoing.org by SoRECS            trustees, Jane McGregor and Amanda Smith, which discuss sociopathic abuse and why often we don’t help each other out.

What is Gaslighting?

Are you easy prey for a sociopath?

How to spot a sociopath at work

Is your partner a sociopath?

Breaking up with a sociopath

Recovering from a relationship with a sociopath

How to avoid Sociopaths on Online Dating Sites

How to spot sociopath women

Why we don’t help each other out

Can you be too empathetic?

How apathy blocks empathy

Are you in a relationship with a narcissist?

How sociopaths fool us

How to handle sibling rivalry

How to be assertive and set healthy boundaries

Is your anger out of control

Also an article from Intervene Magazine about sociopathic abuse and why people often turn a blind eye, or unwittingly or wittingly collude in abuse – click

The Empathy Trap – How To Recognise And Understand Sociopathic Behaviour

Download our research on, ‘Experiences of Individuals Subjected to Psychological Abuse’: PDF Link

Contact addresses for helplines and support

United Kingdom

If you think a child is in immediate danger and you live in the UK, contact the police on emergency number 999 or call the NSPCC on 0808 800 5000.

NSPCC http://www.nspcc.org.uk/

If you suspect a child may be at risk but not in imminent danger contact your local children’s social services.

ChildLine – telephone 0800 1111

Women’s Aid call 0808 2000 247 or http://www.womensaid.org.uk/

UK Mankind available at http://www.mankind.org.uk/ A web site for male survivors of domestic abuse

Family Law Society http://familylawsociety.org

Parents 4 Protest http://www.parents4protest.co.uk/

Equal Parenting Alliance http://www.equalparentingalliance.com

The Association of Shared Parenting http://www.sharedparenting.f9.co.uk/

The Centre for Separated Families http://www.separatedfamilies.info

The Custody Minefield http://www.thecustodyminefield.com

UK Council for Psychotherapy http://www.psychotherapy.org.uk/

British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy http://www.bacp.co.uk/

MIND info-line 0300 123 3393 http://www.info@mind.org.uk

 

United States

Report child abuse: hotlines for every state   http://www.reportchildabusenow.com/

National Domestic Violence Hotline 1-800-799-7233 (SAFE). This hotline provides advice, support and referral to battered women’s shelter in your area.

National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-4-A-CHILD (1-800-422-4453) http://www.childhelp.org/

American Coalition for fathers and children http://www.acfc.us/

Findapsychologist.org. Online resource with freely available directory of 11,000 credentialed psychologists. http://www.findapsychologist.org/about.html

Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men and Women (DAHMW) 1-888-7HELPLINE

(1-888-743-5754). http://dahmw.org/

Alliance for Non-Custodial Parents Rights http://ancpr.com/

Separated Parent Access and Resource Center http://deltabravo.net/forum/index.php

 

Canada

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Association – Linkages with appropriate services, facilitation of research and discovery into the causation, and effective treatment strategies for post-traumatic stress disorder. http://ptsdassociation.com/

National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-363-9010.

 

Australia

Domestic violence – call 1800RESPECT at 1800 737 732.

One in Three Campaign (One in three victims of family violence is male) http://www.oneinthree.com.au/

 

International

International Directory of Domestic Violence Agencies for a global list of helplines and crisis centres. Available at http://www.hotpeachpages.net

 

World Wide Web

EMRD Institute Inc. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing. http://www.emdr.com/

The Culture of Empathy – portal for resources about the values of empathy and compassion. http://CultureOfEmpathy.com

Estranged Stories. A place for people experiencing estrangement or cut off from their family to find support. http://www.estrangedstories.com/

Bully OnLine – world’s largest resource on workplace bullying and related issues. http://www.bullyonline.org/

Anxiety Help Centre http://www.helpguide.org/topics/anxiety.htm

Stress Help Centre http://www.helpguide.org/topics/stress.htm

Emotional Help Centre http://www.helpguide.org/topics/emotional_health.htm

Aftermath: Surviving Psychopathy Foundation http://www.aftermath-surviving-psychopathy.org/

 

 

SoRECS – The Society for Research into Empathy, Cruelty & Sociopathy