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.
Also an article from Intervene Magazine about sociopathic abuse and why people often turn a blind eye, or unwittingly or wittingly collude in abuse http://www.addictiontoday.org/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
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.
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://firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Alliance for Non-Custodial Parents Rights http://ancpr.com/
Separated Parent Access and Resource Center http://deltabravo.net/forum/index.php
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.
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 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/