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Coping with crime

Being a victim of crime can be tough. Everyone is an individual, so everyone is affected by crime in their own way, and different crimes can affect people differently too. For a lot of people experiencing a crime can be scary, upsetting, and shocking; it can make you feel afraid, angry, alone, and can affect every part of your life.

  • The impact of crime

    It's important to remember whatever you're feeling is okay, that things can and will get better. There are a lot of people who can help you.

  • I don't feel like I'm coping

    Being a victim of crime can be frightening and upsetting for anyone, so you are not alone if you're finding it difficult to cope.

  • How do I ask an adult for help?

    It's important to choose the right person to talk to. You should feel safe and comfortable with them, so it might be someone who has helped you before.

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