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The Lantern Project

The Lantern Project provides support for victims of childhood sexual abuse in Merseyside and the surrounding region, in response to the growing number of victims coming forward after Operation Care and other police investigations into institutional child abuse.

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Office (No helpline) : 0151 606 4810

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Abuse is the improper usage or treatment for a bad purpose, often to unfairly or improperly gain benefit, physical or verbal maltreatment, injury, sexual assault, violation, rape, unjust practices; wrongful practice or custom; offense; crime, or otherwise verbal aggression.[1] Abuse can come in many forms.
Abuse of a sexual nature such as rape, incest, fondling, and indecent exposure. Sexual abuse can cause various physical and emotional problems including lack of self-esteem, self-destructive behavior, anxiety, and depression.