Rape and Sexual Assault

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Rape and Sexual Assault

You can contact Sexual Health Services, Tel: 0345 337 9900 and speak to a trained member of medical staff who will be able to help you.

 

If you have been the victim of a sexual assault there is help and support available.

 

Reporting to the police

If you wish to report the incident to the police then this can be done by calling 101. This should be done as soon as possible as it can assist the police in gathering evidence.

 

Emergency Contraception and Sexual Infection testing

You can contact Sexual Health Services on Tel: 0345 337 9900 and speak to a trained member of medical staff who will be able to advice you regarding any health needs you might have.

 

Our opening times are: 

  • Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8.30am-5pm
  • Tuesday & Thursday 8.30am-6pm (please note we are closed every second Thursday between 1.15pm-3.45pm for staff training)

After 5pm and at weekends you can get advice by calling NHS 24 on 111.

 

Further advice and support

Rape and Abuse Support (part of Rape Crisis Scotland)

Rape and Abuse (RAS) provide vital support and advocacy to male and female survivors of rape and sexual violence aged 13 years and over.  Survivors can access information on legal and medical issues and they also provide support to family, friends and partners of the survivor. 

www.rasane.org.uk    
  
The RAS helpline number is Tel: 01224 620772 (Open most evenings between 7pm - 9pm. Answer machine is available outwith those hours and at busy times. Please leave a name and contact number and they will discreetly return your call)

Enquiries can be either be sent to info@rasane.org.uk  or by telephoning Tel: 01224 639347

 

Survivors UK

Survivors UK supports and provides resources for men who have experienced any form of sexual violence. 

 

Victim Support Scotland

Offers support for people who are affected by crime:

www.victimsupportsco.org.uk 

  • National Helpline Tel: 0345 6039213 (open Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm)

 

Local Helplines

  • Aberdeen   Tel: 01224 622478   Monday to Friday 10am to 2pm
  • Aberdeenshire   Tel: 01467 629990   Monday to Friday 9am to 1pm 
  • Moray   Tel: 01343 544607 Monday to Friday 9am to midday, and other times available by appointment

They help people affected by crime by providing emotional support, giving practical help and essential information to victims, witnesses and others affected by crime. The service is free, confidential and is provided by volunteers through a network of community based victim and youth justice services and court based witness services.


Here is a link to a Scottish Government document which will answer any further questions you might have.  http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2008/04/16112631/0