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Resources for Young People

Self-harm Resources for Children and Young People

This booklet is designed to help children and young people understand self-harm and why someone might engage with self-harm. This booklet highlights alternatives to self-harm such as expressing emotions, distractions, and grounding techniques. It is also signposts how therapy could help and where else you can turn for support. Safety Warning: This page contains information…

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Participation Group

The Participation Group is a group of young people who have accessed support from Imara and now offer their time to help improve the service. This involves being consulted on new ideas Imara is developing, and using their own ideas to create new projects, resources, and campaigns. Young people who have been through our service…

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Let’s talk Consent and Healthy Relationships

Our beliefs and attitudes are influenced by our experiences and the way we talk about different topics with friends and family, and the wider community. This influences what is considered normal or acceptable behavior. When it comes to consent and healthy relationships, research shows that 1 in 6 men have had unwanted sexual experiences (https://www.1in6.uk/)66%…

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Consent Coalition

The Consent Coalition is a group of organisations within Nottingham who are working together to raise awareness of the importance of consent, banish myths about rape and sexual violence, and encourage survivors to access support and report any sexual violence. Campaigns by the Consent Coalition As part of the Consent Coalition, Imara joins other organisations…

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Support for anxiety and trouble sleeping

For children and young people who have experienced the trauma of sexual abuse, it is common to struggle with anxiety, flashbacks and panic attacks, as well as difficulty sleeping or poor quality of sleep, for example due to recurring nightmares. Sleep deprivation can have a serious impact on emotional, physical and mental health and can…

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