Thinking Straight (Pt 3): Surviving
Attempts at conversion therapy are taking place across the country: in village churches, Harley Street clinics and counsellors’ treatment rooms.
In this third episode of a seven-part series, reporter Emily Sargent speaks to survivors and campaigners about the extremely secretive practice.
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If you, or someone you know, has been affected by the issues raised in this episode, the following organisations can help:
Switchboard provides an information, support and referral service for anyone who needs to consider issues around their sexuality.
Phone: 0300 330 0630 (10am-10pm).
Samaritans is available for anyone struggling to cope and provide a safe place to talk 24 hours a day.
Phone: 116 123
Justin Beck, conversion therapy survivor.
Maya, conversion therapy survivor.
Matt Mahmood-Ogston, founder, Naz and Matt Foundation.
Host: Emily Sargent, journalist.
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