This might be because of a victim's:
Hate crime can include things like graffiti; offensive mail; assault; harassment; verbal abuse; or offensive literature. This can lead to financial burdens of having to repair property and taking time off work. It can lead to anger and fear of repeat attacks. It can also lead to depression, worsening of existing health conditions and mental health issues.
If you are the victim of hate crime, nothing is too minor to report to the police. You can contact them using the details below.
Related information from NHS Choices
Information and advice about counselling and therapyfrom NHS Choices including types of therapy; accessing therapy; and couples counselling.
Living with depression
For information and advice for depression including how to boost your mood; ways to beat depression; depression support groups; and caring for someone with depression, see the Living with depressionpage from NHS Choices.
If you're having mental health problems, you're not alone. One in four of us will have problems with our mental health at some time in our lives. For more information on mental health issues and how to get help and support, see the Mental healthpage from NHS Choices.
North Yorkshire Police
The 101 number offers you one easy way to contact your local police force in non-emergency situations.http://www.northyorkshire.police.uk
Tel: 101 (non-emergency number)