Concerned about your own thoughts or behaviour?

Are you worried about inappropriate thoughts or behaviour?

Information and support for people troubled by their sexual thoughts about children and young people; help to cope with unwanted feelings and urges; and guidance about how to manage problematic behaviour.

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Are you worried about your use of the internet?

Online self-help for people concerned about their online behaviour. Information and advice for users of illegal online sexual images or, helping to cope with difficult emotions and to change problematic behaviours.

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Some people struggle with sexual thoughts and behaviours towards children. Perhaps you know you are touching children inappropriately or have been looking at sexual images of children online. Are you someone who wants to stop these thoughts and behaviours but does not know how?

We are here to help

At Stop It Now! UK and Ireland we understand the struggle. We are ready to help you. We offer anonymous and confidential help and support. We know people who get help can learn to control their thoughts and behaviours. So please, pick up the phone and call the Stop It Now! freephone, anonymous and confidential helpline on 0808 1000 900 for advice, support and information.

You can message the helpline using our secure messaging service by clicking here. Our messaging service is not able to offer an immediate response due to high demand. We aim to respond to messages within 5-7 working days. If your enquiry is urgent please call the confidential helpline.

Online self-help

Access our online self-help resources now. You will learn more about the consequences, treatment programmes and help available to you. You will not be asked for any details that may identify you, and our website is completely anonymous.

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