Being a victim of crime can be traumatic and distressing. The effects of the crime may produce many different feelings in you, your family and friends.

Going to court and giving evidence can also bring up strong feelings and emotions.

It is natural to feel a range of emotions at various times after the crime and during the court proceedings.

If you need help to cope with the effects of the crime or want further information or support you can access one of the support services listed in the additional support services section of this website.