Self Harm: National advice resources
Children, young people and families that are experiencing mild or temporary difficulties or are adjusting to life circumstances may benefit from access to appropriate advice without needing to seek help or more help.
Children, young people and families experiencing chronic, fluctuation or severe difficulties where they are currently able to manage their own health and/or are on the road to recovery may benefit from access to appropriate advice without needing to seek help or more help.
Self Injury Support provide self-help information and resources for people that self-harm as well as support for friends and family of people that self-harm. They also provide short term support [link to short term support page]
National Self Harm Network (NSHN) aims to support individuals who self harm to reduce emotional distress, improve quality of life and empower and enable them to seek support and alternatives. They have a range of resources available including distraction activities and ideas.
Recover Your Life helps people who self harm. The site contains sections devoted to awareness, community, advice, and distractions. Additionally, there are forums which you can view as a guest, or create a login for to access additional features and website areas.
Adullam Ministries - provides online information and support to those who self-harm and the people who care for them. There is also an online forum where you can share your experiences of self-injury, and a sidebar of self-injury related tweets to view.
RU-OK? Is a website for young people who self harm that encourages people to have conversations about self-harm and gives advice on how to talk about it.
Changing Faces offer a tailored skin camouflage service using creams and powders to reduce the appearance of a mark, scar or skin condition. They provide information and advice on how to apply skin camouflage makeup. They also provide short term support [link to short term support page].