Bishop Accountability
  Note to Survivors from SNAP and The Linkup

As you know, the contents of the Manchester Archives may be difficult to read. If you are reading the files on your perpetrator for the first time, be aware that you may have an intense emotional reaction to the contents. Having a support person with you as you read, or having plans to meet with one soon after reading, can help manage these feelings. Some people may prefer to print out the file and read it with their therapists. However you choose to read these pages, be good to yourself. Stop if it gets overwhelming. Read them in segments that are tolerable. If you need support, please call or email a survivor advocate at SNAP or The Linkup.

Ann Hagan Webb
New England Co-Coordinator
Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests

Sue Archibald
President and Eastern Coordinator
The Linkup


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