Blue Knot Article library

Welcome to our article library. This library has been collated from back copies of our Breaking Free newsletter. It covers many topics of interest to survivors and those who walk alongside them. Please click on the topic of interest to you from the list below and browse through the articles at your leisure.


Disability And Coronavirus

This article highlights some of the challenges faced by people with disability in times of COVID-19

Child Sexual Abuse In The Home

This article explores the dynamics of child sexual abuse in the home – the abuse of power and betrayal of trust.

Benefits Of Mindfulness For Recovery

This article provides information and strategies around mindfulness for recovery from complex trauma

Abuse, Neglect And Exploitation In The Home And Family

This article explores the importance of safety and healthy caregiving for children in the home and family.

How To Cope With Increased Media Reporting Around Sexual Assault

This article provides tools for managing trauma stories in the media.

Secondary Trauma – Being Aware Of The Possible Impacts Of Hearing About Other People’s Trauma

This article provides information about the risks of secondary trauma for people supporting survivors on their journey of recovery

Along Came A Spider

This collection of stories, by Neil Atkinson shows the courage of survivors in healing from child sexual abuse – for survivors and therapists alike.