Operation Emotion has:

  • provided a service locally to well over 1100 men
  • provided 2100 weekly support groups for men who have been sexually abused
  • delivered 41 Education Recovery programmes – a 10 session educational programme involving 260 men
  • linked with and delivered presentations to 385 organisations across the region
  • hosted a national conference in Plymouth on sexual abuse entitled ‘Escaping the Prison of Silence’
  • delivered a range of workforce development training concerning the consequences of sexual abuse to large generic organisations
  • produced myth busting, educational films and dramas alongside Blunt Edge Films that challenge stereotypes and misinformation
  • promoted public debate by delivering pop up film screenings and discussions  concerning sexual abuse to audiences throughout the southwest
  • campaigned locally, regionally and nationally for an improvement in services and a more open debate in society concerning sexual abuse

Policies and Procedures

Operation Emotion operates a safe, professional, confidential service that above all values people and keeps them safe. Copies of our operational policies and procedures are available digitally or as hard copy by contacting:

Details of user privacy whilst using this site can be found here OE Privacy Policy and our phone App Privacy Policy


Should you wish to complain about any aspect of the services that Operation offers, then you can do so by downloading the Operation Emotion User complaints form here: OE User Complaints

Operation Emotion workers

Both our current workers hold JNC and CCETSW nationally recognised qualifications in Community Work and Social Work respectively. They also hold advanced adult safeguarding certificates. They are Enhanced DBS checked. These qualifications, awards and accreditations are available for inspection by contacting Mark Warner or Peter Fry from the Operation Emotion User Consultative Panel at:

Operation Emotion GP Pilot

Operation Emotion recently completed a two year pilot delivering in house clinics for men who have been sexually abused in medical practices in Paignton and Plymouth. An evaluation was carried out on completion of the pilot and widely distributed. Please contact us if you require a hard copy of the findings.