Self-harm - Useful Contacts
National Self-harm Network
This has an online forum where you can chat with other people affected by self-harm.
Self Injury Support
This is a national service that helps women and girls affected by self harm. They have an instant messaging service, helpline, information resources, and self help groups.
Telephone: Cass 0808 800 8088 Monday – Friday 7PM – 10PM & Thursday afternoon 3PM – 6PM.
Text: TESS 0780 047 2908 (Sunday – Friday 7PM – 9PM for women up to 24 years old)
This is a charity that supports people who self-harm, their family, friends, relatives and professionals.
Telephone: 0115 934 8445
Address: PO Box 10136, Nottingham, NG1 9HL
This is a self-injury advice and support organisation. They have information, support forums. They have practical articles like what you can wear in the summer if you don’t want anyone to see your scars.
Changing Faces offers information, advice and support to children, parents and adults with scars, marks or conditions that affect their appearance.
Telephone: 0845 4500 275
Address: The Squire Centre, 33-37 University Street, London WC1E 6JN
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Recover Your Life
This is an online forum that is run by and for people who self harm. They have information and advice about different issues. They have some bracelets for people who want to stop self harming and who have. They have different coloured bracelets for different stages – ‘Trying to Stop’, ‘One Month Free’.
This is a listening service for anyone in distress including people who self-harm.
Telephone: 116 123
Address: Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK, PO Box 9090, Stirling, FK8 2SA
Self Harm Service
This is an NHS treatment service for people who self-harm a lot and have problems with their relationships with other people. You cannot refer yourself but you can ask your GP or your community mental health team if they would refer you. You should also ask your GP if your local trust has any self-harm services or look on the trust website.
Telephone: 020 3228 4414
Address: Self-Harm Outpatient Service, Outpatient Department, Maudsley Hospital, London, SE5 8AZ
This is a mental health service for Manchester young people aged 15 to 25 who have problems including self-harm and suicide. They offer a different services including groups based at the resource.
Telephone: 0161 228 1888 (Mon, Thu & Fri 2.00-5.00pm)
Address: 42nd Street, the SPACE, 87-91 Great Ancoats Street, Manchester, M4 5AG
Brent Centre for Young People
They give help and therapy to young people in Brent. They can help people who self-harm.
Telephone: 0207 328 0918
Address: The Brent Centre for Young People, Laufer House, 51 Winchester Avenue, London, NW6 7TT
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