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# cari - Thursday 21 November, 2019

There's been an increase in sexual assaults among teens, says Cari

“Choking is a massive issue,” among teenagers, psychotherapist Stella O’Malley told RTÉ’s Today with SOR show.

# cari - Monday 11 September, 2017

Abused children being made wait five years before court case over

Support charity Cari believes “a five-year time span out of a child’s life is too long”.

# cari - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

Child therapy provider says pressure on funding is 'intense' and becoming 'unbearable'

CARI has said children suffering from sexual abuse may have to wait up to 18 months for therapy, unless funding is increased.

# cari - Thursday 26 September, 2013

Increase in calls to helpline for children who have been sexually abused

Sexual abuse service CARI says it has seen children as young as 8 with suicidal thoughts and mental health issues as a result of abuse.

# cari - Friday 14 June, 2013

Over 3,000 domestic abuse victims helped by support commission last year

The Commission for the Support of Victims of Crime helped more than 15,000 people last year.

# cari - Monday 22 April, 2013

Mother of sex abuse victim: 'There was no one to help us'

Jennifer’s* son had to wait nine months after reporting his abuse before a HSE therapist was assigned.

# cari - Wednesday 17 April, 2013

Review of Domhnall Ó Lubhlaí abuse allegations ordered

Known as ‘Donal Lovely’, the late teacher is accused of abusing up to 100 boys over two decades.

# cari - Monday 15 April, 2013

HSE failing today's child sex abuse victims with lack of counselling services

HSE counselling services for children specifically exclude child sexual abuse as it is not considered a mental health issue.

# cari - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Counselling service records 57pc jump in calls about sexualised behaviour of children

CARI’s annual report for 2011 also showed change in callers’ primary concern from intra- to extra-familial abuse.

# cari - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Sentence for mother in abuse case welcomed by support group

A 28-year-old woman was sentenced to 16-months for sexually assaulting and exploiting her four-year-old daughter.