Category: News

What is… Gaslighting

Gaslighting is a malicious form of mental and emotional abuse, where someone is manipulating to plant seeds of self-doubt and alter your perception of reality. Discrediting you by making other people think that you’re...

Be There! Rise Up Event – 11/05/18

You are invited to RISE UP 2018- a celebration of Rotherham Rise. It was just over two years ago that we started our journey to opening a Women’s Centre. As I look back over...

abuse myths & stereotypes

Stereotypes & Myths about Abuse of Men

Stereotypes and myths create stigma which in turn makes it even harder for men to summon up their courage to seek support, thereby increasing risk for those living in abusive relationships. These attitudes add...

abuse myths & stereotypes

Stereotypes & Myths about Abuse of Women

Stereotypes and myths create stigma which in turn makes it even harder for women to summon up their courage to seek support, thereby increasing risk for those living in abusive relationships. These attitudes add...

How Do I Help Someone I Don’t Know?

Is there anything you can do to help a stranger who’s is being abused… it might be someone you see being berated in shop or on the train, who clearly is feeling intimidated or...

Case Study: Oliver

Oliver is 15 years old. Oliver witnessed the domestic abuse his mother suffered a number of years before. This was when Oliver’s dad lived with the family, before mum left him. Oliver was no...

abuse myths & stereotypes

10 Stereotypes & Myths about Abuse

Stereotypes and myths create stigma which in turn makes it even harder for people to summon up their courage to seek support, thereby increasing risk for those living in abusive relationships. These attitudes add...

How to be a friend

Being in a situation where abuse is occurring is often a very lonely place, support becomes extremely important and for someone to know they have a true friend is important – if they stay...

Case Study: Lynn

Learn Rotherham Rise is making a real difference in people’s lives with a case study, like Lynn’s who was helped by our passionate team, find out more about our services to Women. Lynn self-referred...