Each person’s experience is different, but living with antisocial behaviour can be isolating, disempowering and have a direct effect on your health. The following steps offer some basic approaches you can take.
In some cases, it may be enough simply to speak calmly with whoever is causing the problem, as they may not realise the impact of their actions.
Recording incidents is very important. Events can easily become confused, so recording what happened, who was involved, when, where and how you were affected really helps to show the impact of the problem.
There are different ways to report antisocial behaviour:
Staying resilient is key to dealing with problems effectively, so understanding how problems affect you can really help.
Our partners at the Richmond Wellbeing Service have real expertise in helping to manage stress, anxiety, trauma, or depression, while Victim Support will act on your behalf where a crime has been committed, ensuring that your voice is heard.
If you have reported antisocial behaviour on multiple occasions, but the situation has not improved, you may wish to consider using the Community Trigger.
Updated: 13 December 2019