If you have experienced childhood trauma, you can speak with a Blue Knot Helpline trauma counsellor including for support and applications around national redress

1300 657 380
Monday - Sunday
between 9am - 5pm AEDT
or via email helpline@blueknot.org.au

 

Do you live with disability?  Have you experienced abuse, neglect, violence or exploitation?

For support for Disability Royal Commission or general support contact our National Counselling & Referral Service

1800 421 468
9am - 6pm AEDT Mon- Fri
9am - 5pm AEDT Sat, Sun & public holidays


Blue Knot Foundation Blog

Check out our recent blog posts to stay up to date with our work, latest research and articles curated by the Blue Knot Foundation Marketing & Communications team. Should you have any suggestions or contributions please contact us via email: marketing@blueknot.org.au.

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Charging of George Pell with historical sexual abuse offences
The charging of George Pell with historical sexual abuse offences sends a powerful message not only to survivors of child sexual abuse but to the whol...

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Blue Knot Foundation pays tribute to Anthony Foster
THE Blue Knot Foundation has paid tribute to Anthony Foster – who championed the Newcastle Herald’s campaign for a child abuse royal commi...

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Mothering At The Edge
Life has been so sweet of late and that, for me, has been emotional. I feel a mixture of joy and disbelief. This time of mothering a teen as a parent ...

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Sex worker or Soldier? Who is more likely to have PTSD?
When we think about post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), we most often think of soldiers traumatised by their experiences of war. But the statistics...

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INTERESTED PEOPLE WANTED FOR LOCAL RESEARCH ON THE SUBJECTIVE EFFECTS OF ANTIPSYCHOTIC MEDICATIONS!
Have you… Been diagnosed with a psychotic disorder, such as Schizophrenia? Experienced childhood abuse or neglect? Taken, or ...

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A Physician's Confession
The most important thing I didn’t learn in medical school is about adverse childhood experiences, also known as ACEs. To be sure, if I had un...

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Trauma-informed care (as published in the APA Journal of Physiotherapy)
Childhood abuse can have a multitude of negative health implications, and, as well as affecting an individual’s mental health and social develop...

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Recovery story told by Simon Cole at an interfaith service at Pitt St. Uniting Church for Blue Knot Day 2016
I am going to talk about recovery – not as a professional but as a survivor of child sexual abuse. I was an 11 and 12 years old boy abused over ...

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ASCA unveils new name and rebrands as Blue Knot Foundation
National childhood trauma organisation officially launches new corporate identity to reflect expanded role Blue Knot Foundation, formerly known as Ad...

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Testimonials

“Blue Knot Foundation has a key role to play in the building of community capacity in care provision to those who have experienced childhood abuse and trauma in any environment.”

NIALL MULLIGAN Manager, Lifeline Northern Rivers

“I think Blue Knot Foundation is a fantastic support organisation for people who have experienced childhood trauma/abuse, for their families/close friends and for professionals who would like to learn how to more effectively work with these people.”

Psychologist Melbourne

“It's such a beautiful thing that you are doing. Helping people to get through this.”

ANONYMOUS

“It was only last September when I discovered the Blue Knot Foundation website and I will never forget the feeling of support and empathy that I received when I finally made the first phone call to Blue Knot Helpline, which was also the first time I had ever spoken about my abuse.”

STEVEN

"At last there is some sound education and empathetic support for individuals and partners impacted by such gross boundary violations.”

TAMARA

Contact Us

Phone: 02 8920 3611
Email: admin@blueknot.org.au
PO Box 597 Milsons Point NSW 1565
Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm AEDT


Blue Knot Helpline
Phone: 1300 657 380
Email: helpline@blueknot.org.au 
Hours: Mon-Sun, 9am-5pm AEDT

For media comment, please contact:
Dr Cathy Kezelman
+61 425 812 197
+61 2 8920 3611
or ckezelman@blueknot.org.au


For media enquiries, please contact: 
Julia Macerola
+61 422 337 332
or julia@fiftyacres.com