RESOURCES

Example of a victim impact statement

Being able to write down how you have been affected as a result of being a victim of crime can be very helpful - preparing a Victim Impact Statement is one way of doing this. During the court process Police or Prosecutors may ask you if you would like to make a victim impact statement the contents ...

Coping with anxiety

Some people may experience different types of anxiety as a result of being affected by a crime - this information can help you cope with these feelings....

Actions a victim of crime can take

If you have been affected by a crime there are a number of different things you might want to consider - this information sheet will give a starting point....

Coping with sleep difficulty

Experiencing difficulty sleeping is a common response to stressful situations - these tips can help you sleep better....

Common responses to trauma

If you have been affected by a crime or some other traumatic event you may experience one or more of these physical and emotional responses....

Caring for victims of crime

If you know someone who has been affected by a crime, here are some useful tips on how best to support them....

Self-soothing information

Being able to sooth yourself and reduce the effects of your emotional responses can be very useful when you are feeling stressed or anxious....