This fact sheet has been written to support people who have experienced any form of childhood trauma and abuse and are seeking to understand more about what happened to them, how their experience/s might have affected them and what they can do now.
It explains childhood trauma and abuse, its different forms, how it can affect people, including how people respond to stress and how they might have coped.
All of the information is based on sound evidence from extensive research which has shown that recovery is possible, with the right personal and professional support. This fact sheet is one of a suite of resources Blue Knot Foundation offers.
Should you wish to speak with a counsellor please call Blue Knot Helpline 1300 657 380 Mon-Sun, 9-5 AEST