Support Organisations - Self-Harm

UPDATED: 29.06.2020

Providing support for young people affected by self-harming.

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 to Thursday 7 – 9.30pm)
Text : 07537 432 444 (lines open Tuesday to Thursday evenings 7- 9.30pm)

The Mix
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)

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

NHS – self-harm
Information on self-harming

Recover Your
An online self-harm support community. 

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

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: During Covid-19 crisis call 07984 967 708 and leave details for a call back.  Following number temporarily suspended 0300 304 7000 (lines open 4.30pm – 10.30pm)