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Support and Counselling due to Sexual Abuse

Walk-in service for victims of sexual abuse is located in the Emergency Room at the Hospital in Akureyri (Sjúkrahúsið á Akureyri). It is open 24/7, and there is no cost for going there. You will get help, regardless of where you are from or where you live. It is a good idea to bring someone you trust.

There are nurses, psychologists, and doctors who work in the emergency room. They offer you help with both physical and emotional wounds and treat everyone with the fullest respect. There, you can also get assistance from a lawyer or guardian of rights. Physical evidence is collected for use if you choose to press charges. Even though it's hard, to increase the chances of finding criminal evidence, it's best to go to the emergency room as soon as possible after an abuse, without washing yourself or your clothes.

You can either come directly or call telephone number 463 0800.

Walk-in service in Akureyri for victims of sexual abuse is open 24 hours a day.

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Bjarmahlíð in Akureyri

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Aflið in Akureyri

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