UPDATED: 29.02.2024
In this section you can find support for Self-Harm

ChildLine - Self-Harm 

Childline provide support and counselling for anyone up to the age of 18. Childline can discuss anything of concern.
Helpline: 0800 11 11 (lines open 24 hours a day)  1-2-1 Chat online (available 24 hours a day)


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)
Email: info@mind.org.uk 

NHS – self-harm 

Information on self-harming

NHS – Trichotillomania 

Information on Trichotillomania - or hair pulling, possible causes and treatments 


Sane provide crisis care and support to anyone affected by a mental health concern. Helpline is answered by trained mental health staff.
Helpline: 0300 304 7000 (lines open 4pm – 10pm)
Email: sanemail@sane.org.uk 

Self harm.co.uk 

Providing support for young people affected by self-harming. 

Self Injury Support  

Supporting females of any age affected by self-injury, their own or that of a friend or family member. 
Helpline: 0808 800 8088 (lines open Monday and Thursday 7pm – 10pm)


If you’re experiencing a personal crisis and need support to cope.
Text Shout to 85258

The Mix - Self-Harm 

Offer 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 Sunday – Saturday 4pm - 11pm)
1-2-1 Chat: (online Sunday – Saturday 4pm – 11pm)
Crisis Text Line: 24/7 crisis support (text THEMIX to 85258)
Email: help@themix.org.uk 

Young Minds  

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