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Nov
07
Parents urged to hold children close as figures show childhood trauma leads to adult mental health issues
A leading mental health advocate has urged parents to provide a safe environment for their children, from birth, to prevent later life impacts, after new figures were released showing up to 88 per cent of adult survivors of childhood trauma develop mental health problems.

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Jul
28
Towards a better understanding of how we can support our Veterans
The chilling public hearing of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse explored child sexual abuse within the Australia Defence Force from the 1960s to the present. The acts reported were violent and brutal, and a culture of silencing, shaming and inaction was prevalent.

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Feb
23
Invitation to survivors to participate in survey about their views and experiences of support services

Adult victims/survivors of institutional and/or extra-familial (outside the family) child sexual abuse and their parents/carers are invited to participate in an important survey conducted by the Australian Institute of Family Studies about their views and experiences of support services.

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Oct
26
More older Aussies calling abuse helpline

The research released by Adults Surviving Child Abuse (ASCA) on Monday to coincide with Blue Knot Day - a national day to raise awareness about the five million Australian adults who survived childhood abuse.

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Oct
07

Once again, ASCA's Blue Knot Day in 2015 was a great success. This year's theme of "supportive communities help survivors recover" asked communities to be receptive and supportive of the survivors who live among them. In response...

See what Blue Knot Day events and activities were held>>

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Aug
31
Regional Conference of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD)

ASCA is proudly supporting the first Australia and New Zealand regional ISSTD conference on the 27th - 29th November 2015 in Sydney. This landmark conference will bring together an incredible breadth of knowledge, experience and skills from the ISSTD community.

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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

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

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