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Help Me

Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.
A. A. Milne

If you have been affected by any of the issues raised in the Olivia Carter Series, You are not alone. Please do not give up

The following organisations may be able to provide help and advice.


Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN)
1220 L Street, NW
Suite 505
Washington, DC 20005
phone: 202.544.3064
fax: 202.544.3556
info@rainn.orgNational Sexual Assault Hotline - 1.800.656.HOPE

Online Hotline:

Substance Abuse


P.O. Box 87
San Ramon, CA 94583






Coalition Against Drug Abuse
800 943 0566

National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1−800−799−SAFE (7233) or TTY 1−800−787−3224

Self-harm hotline in US:
SAFE Alternatives or 1-800-DONT-CUT (366-8288)

Suicide hotline in US:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline or 1-800-273-TALK (8255) | @800273TALK

National Alliance on Mental Illness:
1 (800) 950-NAMI (6264)


The Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre
Supporting anyone who has been raped or sexually abused regardless of when the abuse happened.
Helpline: 0808 802 9999 (lines open 12 midday - 2.30pm and 7pm- 9.30pm)

Rape and Abuse Line
Providing confidential separate helplines for men and women who have been raped or sexually abused.
Females: 0808 8000 123 (lines open evenings 7 – 10pm)
Males: 0808 8000, 122 (lines open evenings 7 – 10pm)

Survivors UK
Survivors UK support men who have been raped or sexually abused, no matter when the abuse happened. Also support men coping with the abuse of someone close to them.
Helpline: 0845 1221 201 (lines open Monday, Tuesday 7pm – 9.30pm, Thursday 12 – 2.30pm)

National Domestic Violence Helpline
Supporting women who experience physical, emotional or sexual violence in the home.
Helpline: 0808 2000 247 (lines open 24 hours - member of language line for access to interpreters for non-English speaking callers)


Freephone crisis & support line: 0808 1 606 606
Drugsline is an independent drugs crisis, information and support charity. It provides free and confidential information and support for people with drug- and alcohol-related issues, their families and friends.


Talk to Frank

Helpline: 0800 77 66 00 Offers free confidential drugs information and advice 24 hours a day

HopeLine UK – 0800 068 4141 – for practical advice on suicide prevention

National Self-Harm Network

Helpline: 0800 622 6000

MIND - Understand Self Harm
Every year, one in four of us will experience a mental health problem. But hundreds of thousands of people are still struggling to get the support they need. Still unable to access the services that could change their life. Still facing prejudice and misunderstanding. Mind believes no one should have to face a mental health problem alone. We’ll listen, give you support and advice, and fight your corner. And we’ll push for a better deal and respect for everyone experiencing a mental health problem.

Young Minds

Parent’s Helpline: 0808 802 5544 - For Young People - Self Harm & Young People

National charity committed to improving the mental health of all children and young people, their Parents Information Service provides information and advice for any adult with concerns about a child or young person