Explains self-harm, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.
Information about cognitive behavioural therapy and related treatments, including details of accredited therapists.
Professional body for talking therapy and counselling. Provides information and a list of accredited therapists.
User-led organisation that supports people who self-harm, and their friends and family.
Produces guidelines on best practice in healthcare.
Survivor-led online support forum for people who self-harm, their friends and families.
Offer confidential advice, support and information on health-related matters. You can find them by searching on NHS UK or asking a doctor or healthcare professional for their details.
116 123 (freephone)
Chris, Freepost RSRB-KKBY-CYJK
PO Box 90 90
Stirling FK8 2SA
Samaritans are open 24/7 for anyone who needs to talk. You can visit some Samaritans branches in person. Samaritans also have a Welsh Language Line on 0808 164 0123 (7pm–11pm every day).
Offers emotional support and information for anyone affected by mental health problems.
Professional body for the education, training and accreditation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Provides online register of psychotherapists offering different talking treatments privately.
This information was published in May 2020. We will revise it in 2023.
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