If you have been affected by any of the issues raised in these resources, there are details of organisations that offer independent advice and support here.
Guide to the Magdalene restorative justice scheme (produced by Justice for Magdalenes)
Research Guides for survivors and relatives (produced by Justice for Magdalenes)
Guide to obtaining personal data for adopted people (produced by the Adoption Rights Alliance)
Adoption Rights Alliance: Peer support group with over 2,000 adopted people, natural parents and others affected by adoption. The group is confidential and membership is vetted before access is granted.
Justice for Magdalenes Research: Public Facebook page
Helplines/supports based in Ireland
Helplines/supports based in the UK
International list of helplines/supports
General resources for wellbeing & stress management