Support Organisations - Self-Harm
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 affected by self-injury, their own or that of a friend or family member.
Helpline & Text temporarily closed to end of March 2023.
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)
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)
If you’re experiencing a personal crisis and need support to cope.
Text Shout to 85258
NHS – self-harm
Information on self-harming
NHS – Trichotillomania
Information on Trichotillomania - or hair pulling, possible causes and treatments
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)
Young Minds Textline: 24/7 support for young people in a mental health crisis (text YM to 85258)
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 4pm – 10pm)