Support Organisations - Self-Harm

25 July 2018

Providing support for young people affected by self-harming.

National Self Harm Network – NSHN
Providing support to individuals who self-harm, and offering advice to families.

Offering support information for anyone who self harms, as well as their friends and families.

Self Injury Support

Supporting females of any age who self-harm.
Helpline: 0808 800 8088 (lines open Tuesday – Thursday evenings 7- 9.30pm)
Text TESS - For girls and young women up to 24 years: 0780 047 2908 (lines open Tuesday – Thursday evenings 7 - 9.30pm)

NHS – self-harm
Information on self-harming

Self-Harm Leaflet - Royal College of Psychiatrists
Information leaflet for anyone who self-harms or feels they might.

Recover Your
An online self-harm support community.

Trichotillomania Support
Trichotillomania is a disorder where people pull out hair, eyelashes or eyebrows. Trichotillomania Support offers help and advice to anyone suffering from this condition.

Young Minds
Providing support information to young people (up to 25 years) and their parents across a range of mental health issues.
Parents Helpline: 0808 802 5544 (lines open Monday - Friday 9.30am -4pm)

Providing support for all aspects of mental health, with online details of local branches of MIND.
Helpline: 0300 123 3393 (lines open Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm)

Sane provide crisis care and support to anyone affected by a mental health issue. Helpline is answered by trained mental health staff.
Helpline: 0300 304 7000 (lines open 4.30pm - 10.30pm)

The Mix
Offers support via helpline, email and confidential 1-2-1 chat to young people (up to 25), to help find the correct support or information, whatever the problem.
Helpline: 0808 808 4994 (lines open 11 am - 11pm)
1-2-1 chat (live message every day 11am - 11pm)