Struggling with issues around self-harm? Help is available

If you struggle with issues around self-harm, please use the resources below.

Samaritans – call Samaritans on 116 123 (UK) or 116 123 (ROI) if you need to speak to someone.

Childline – call Childline on 0800 1111. Childline is a free, private and confidential service where you can be you. Whatever your worry, whenever you need help, however you want to get in touch. 

Papyrus – the national charity for the prevention of young suicide.

selfharmUK – a project dedicated to supporting young people impacted by self-harm, providing a safe space to talk, ask any questions and be honest about what's going on in your life.

Self-harm section of the Mind website

The 'getting help' page on the NHS Choices website

Self-harm on the Royal College of Psychiatrists website

Big White Wall – an anonymous digital service that supports people experiencing common mental health problems, such as depression and anxiety. It's available around the clock and is staffed by trained Wall Guides, who make sure the community is safe and supportive, and everyone stays anonymous.

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