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Why do people freeze during a sexual assault? Understanding the fight/flight/freeze response can help to explain the way a person might respond to trauma

How can I help someone in a toxic relationship? If a friend is in a controlling relationship there are ways that you can help

Is coercive control a type of abuse? Coercive control is now a criminal and civil offence under the Domestic Violence Act

Warning signs of abusive behaviour in a relationship Know the signs of abusive behaviour to look out for in a relationship

Revenge porn: What to do if it happens to you Revenge porn is when someone shares a sexual image or video of someone without their consent

What happens at a Sexual Assault Treatment Unit? Who is the Sexual Assault Treatment Unit (SATU) service for?

Rape Crisis Centre: Information on the services they provide Information on the services in Rape Crisis Centres in Ireland

What to do if you think a drink has been spiked Your drinks can easily be spiked in nightclubs, house parties and pubs

What to do if you have been sexually assaulted Sexual assault is when anyone has any form of sexual contact with you without your consent

Know the signs of physical abuse Recognise the signs of physical abuse and find out what to do if you are being physically abused

Knowing the signs of neglect Neglect can be difficult to identify, but there are a number of signs you can look out for.

Emotional Abuse: Here's what you need to know Emotional abuse is when someone constantly puts you down and threatens, teases, bullies, humiliates or intimidates you.