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Sexual Abuse & Mental Health Conference

Sexual Abuse & Mental HealthReducing the Impact of Abuse on Mental HealthTuesday 20th September 2016, London This CPD certified national conference focuses on the important issue of sexual abuse and mental health. Through national updates, survivor perspectives, expert sessions and case study presentations the conference will provide delegates with practical guidance for reducing the impact… Read more »

A survivor of child abuse, scarred but able to move on

PAUL Scates describes himself as a survivor now but remembers vividly the first time he was abused by a trusted family friend. At just eight years old, he recalls waking one night and being “frozen” while the man subjected him to the first of many acts of sexual abuse. “Eventually, when the individual left my… Read more »

Josh completes the Terminator Run

  Josh Travers completed the 11 mile Terminator run on Sunday 22nd February in Pewsey, Wiltshhire in 2hours 4mins and 25secs, beating his last year and first year time by 20 mins! and came 209th out of 500 runners.   All money raised Josh has kindly donated to Acts Fast. Total £387 which is fantastic, a massive thank… Read more »

A Big Thank you to Ringwood School

The team at Acts Fast would like to say a ‘BIG’ thank you to Ringwood School who have been kind enough to add Acts Fast to the charities that they donate too on their SPUD DAYS … and for the cheque for £150! which is fantastic! Please put July 3rd, 2015 in your diary as… Read more »

BBC South Today Founders Interviewed

Acts Fast charity aims to help sexual abuse families 19 November 2014 Last updated at 15:33 GMT Parents of children who have been sexually abused are set to benefit from a new support charity.Acts Fast, based in Bournemouth, Dorset, was established to help those struggling to cope when a child reveals they have been sexually… Read more »