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Anti-social behaviour – How Voice can help you

What is anti-social behaviour? When someone’s quality of life is affected by the actions of other people in the community, this is anti-social behaviour (ASB). Anti-social behaviour affects lots of people and often impacts lots of people in one community. If you’re experiencing persistent anti-social behaviour, aren’t sure what to…

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How do I manage my stress after experiencing a crime?

Are you feeling anxious, stressed or worried after experiencing a crime? You’re not alone. Experiencing a crime can disrupt your normal day-to-day life and sometimes it can take a while to feel like you’ve got that normality back again. Not only that, but experiencing a crime means you might experience…

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Our top 10 blogs for crime prevention during #StressAwarenessMonth

They often say prevention is key in many areas of life and it’s certainly true when it comes to crime. From protecting yourself from burglary and anti-social behaviour, to online crime and bullying, we’ve rounded up the most read blogs from our archives: We’re in this together: tackling anti-social behaviour…

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Switching off the news for better mental health #StressAwarenessMonth

There’s no doubt that lockdown has been difficult for so many. The constant rolling news and daily news stories about the pandemic can cause significant stress and it’s important during these times we take care of ourselves as much as possible. With that in mind, we’re going to look at…

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What to do if you’re being harassed or bullied on social media

Before social media, bullying and harassment were something you’d typically only experience in real life; be it in person, over the phone or in written form. Now, with millions of people glued to the likes of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, harassment has taken on a digital form. The difference lies…

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How to avoid becoming a victim of cybercrime in 2021

Earlier this week the headlines were filled with the latest scams including covid and government grants. Such scams are crippling for businesses and individuals and can significantly impact day-to-day life. In this post, we’ve picked out five ways to stay safe online in 2021. And, while it’s impossible to remove…

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Happy 20th Birthday to the Sunflower Centre!

A HUGE HAPPY 20th BIRTHDAY to the Sunflower Centre – a pillar of the #Northants community for the past two decades! Each year the Sunflower Centre helps thousands of vulnerable people find safety. We were bowled over by this musical tribute by Martin Wells celebrating the amazing work our Independent…

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Christmas and New Year Opening Hours 2020

Everyone at Voice wishes you a very merry and safe Christmas! If you do need our help and support over the festive period, please be aware of our slightly altered opening times: December 2020 Monday 21st December                 8am – 6pm Tuesday 22nd December               8am…

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Do you know what to do if an adult is at risk of harm and abuse?

We should all know how to spot signs of abuse and the actions that should be taken if we have a concern. Statistics show that: Last year in Northamptonshire (2019-20) 3,577 concerns were received 1,062 of those concerns needed further action 51% of abuse was due to neglect 30% occurred…

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