Where to get help if you self harm or care for someone who does
This Project provides support groups for people who have been abused as children and for people who self-harm. It also offers training, supervision and consultation for workers in community and mental health services, undertakes research and offers a range of publications that are detailed on its website.
PO Box 5 Abergavenny
tel: 01873 856524
Bristol Crisis Service for Women
A national voluntary organisation supporting women with emotional problems, with a particular focus on self-harm. It supports self-help groups, offers training and produces a range of publications – a number of self-help leaflets or may be downloaded from the site. They also operate a national helpline that is available to women of all ages.
PO Box 654
tel: 0117 925 1119. Open on Friday and Saturday evenings 9pm to 12.30 am and Sunday evenings, 6pm – 9pm.
National Self-Harm Network
Organisation providing information and support to people who self-harm and their friends, families and carers. It also offers training for professionals on self-harm. The website includes details of its publications and a message board offering access to a number of forums where professionals as well as people who self-harm can share their experiences.
PO Box 7264
You can find many other services by doing a Google search for self harm help or by visiting my website www.essbee.me.uk after Bicon where I will be writing up the workshop.
Remember counsellors are at hand during Bicon should you require someone to talk with.