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Mosac (Mothers of Sexually Abused Children)

Mosac supports all non-abusing parents and carers whose children have been sexually abused. With over 25 years of experience, we provide a range of support services and information for parents, carers and professionals dealing with child sexual abuse.

Umbrella org:
National
Area serviced:
Nationwide
Telephone:
Helpline: 0800 980 1958
Sector:
Voluntary

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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.
Someone who looks after another, either as a job or often through family responsibilities
A group consisting of parents and children living together in a household, A group of people related to one another by blood or marriage, The children of a person or couple, A person or people related to one and so to be treated with a special loyalty or intimacy.
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.
A helpline was originally a telephone service which offers help to those that call. Many helpline services now offer more than telephone support - offering access to information, advice or customer service via telephone, email, web or SMS.