Sex and pornography helplines

Use our helplines to find out more information and advice on sex and pornography

Net Doctor – Porn and Relationships

netdoctor.co.uk

Comprehensive article on porn and relationships

NHS Choices

Good Sex

Sexual Health

Sex and Love Addiction

NHS website on a variety of aspects of sex and relationships with links to help and support.

COSRT (College of Sexual & Relationship Therapists)

cosrt.org.uk

Sexual and relationship problems are surprisingly common and can cause huge distress. but people find it very difficult to talk about such personal issues and this may mean that problems go unresolved for years. It does not need to be like this. There are experienced therapists who can help.

Sexual Advice Association

Helpline: 0207 486 7262

The Sexual Advice Association (formerly the Sexual Dysfunction Association) is a charitable organisation to help improve the sexual health and wellbeing of men and women and to raise awareness of the extent to which sexual conditions affect the general population. A wealth of advice on male and female sexual problems and how to seek help is available on the Sexual Advice Association website all year round.

Revenge Porn Helpline

Helpline: 0345 6000 459 (10-4 Mon-Fri)

revengepornhelpline.org.uk

Call us for free, confidential advice and support. Whilst we cannot guarantee removal of all images online, our exceptional partnerships with the internet industry partners allows us to minimise the reach, and some of the harm caused by revenge porn. We understand how difficult it can be to talk about this issue, and sometimes it takes our clients a few attempts to pluck up the courage to speak to us directly or share their identity. If you would like to start a conversation with us, without sharing your personal information (at least to start with) you can use our anonymous tool Whisper.

Sex Addicts Anonymous

saa-recovery.org.uk

SAA is a group of men and women who share our experience, strength and hope with each other for the purpose of finding freedom from addictive sexual behaviour and helping others recover from sex addiction. Our programme is based on the Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions of Alcoholics Anonymous, though we are not affiliated with AA or any other organisation. We offer an accepting, non-threatening environment where we can share our common struggles and learn how to apply the principles of the Twelve Steps to our everyday lives. The only requirement for membership is a desire to stop addictive sexual behaviour. There are no fees or dues. It’s a simple programme, and it is working for us.

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous

slaauk.org

Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous is a Twelve Step, Twelve Tradition-oriented fellowship based on the model pioneered by Alcoholics Anonymous. The only qualification for SLAA membership is a desire to stop living out a pattern of sex and love addiction.

ATSAC – Association for the Treatment of Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity

atsac.co.uk

We are a non-profit organisation that provides information and support on sex addiction and compulsivity to those with this problem.

STOP IT NOW! UK & IRELAND

Helpline 0808 1000 900

stopitnow.org.uk

For those unsure or worried about their thoughts or behaviour towards children, or the behaviour of someone you know, adult or a child, experienced advisors are available.

Parents Protect!

parentsprotect.co.uk

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This website is an information and resources website which aims to raise awareness about child sexual abuse, answer questions and give adults the information, advice, support and facts they need to help protect children. Our aim is to help parents and carers better protect children from sexual abuse. Our most important task is to prevent sexual abuse from taking place in the first place. We believe we can do this by helping to dispel some of the common myths around child sexual abuse, giving parents and carers practical information that will help them keep youngsters safe from harm.

Relate

Telephone: 0300 100 123

relate.org.uk

Help with Sex

Talk to someone

Offers advice, relationship counselling, sex therapy, workshops, mediation, consultations and support face-to-face, by phone and through the website.

Marriage Care

Helpline: 0800 389 3801

marriagecare.org.uk

Helpline offering information and listening for people with marriage or any relationship difficulties.

Childline

Helpline: 0800 1111

childline.org.uk

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Online & Mobile Safety

ChildLine is a counselling service for children and young people. You can contact ChildLine in these ways: You can phone on 0800 1111, send us an email, have a 1-2-1 chat with us, send a message to Ask Sam and you can post messages to the ChildLine message boards. You can contact ChildLine about anything - no problem is too big or too small. If you are feeling scared or out of control or just want to talk to someone you can contact ChildLine.

The Mix

Helpline: 0808 808 4994

themix.org.uk

Sex Addiction

Life’s tough, we know that. It can throw a lot your way and make it hard to know what the hell to do with it all. So, welcome to The Mix. Whether you’re 13, 25, or any age in between, we’re here to take on the embarrassing problems, weird questions, and please-don’t- make-me- say-it- out-loud thoughts you have. We give you the information and support you need to deal with it all. Because you can.Because you’re awesome. We’ll connect you to experts and your peers who’ll give you the support and tools you need to take on any challenge you’re facing – for everything from homelessness to finding a job, from money to mental health, from break-ups to drugs. We’re a free and confidential multi-channel service. That means that you choose how you access our support, without the worry of anyone else finding out. Whether it be through our articles and video content online or our phone, email, peer to peer and counselling services – we put the control in your hands. You can even volunteer with us too.