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If you are in immediate danger, please call 999 or go to your local Accident and Emergency (A&E) Department. 

Samaritans Provides confidential emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts. 

Call 116 123 or email: Available 24/7.

GP General practitioner surgery.

Contact your GP and ask for an emergency appointment. Check your GPs opening times for availability.

SHOUT Provides 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis.

Use the SHOUT crisis text line: text SHOUT to 85258. Available 24/7.

PAPYRUS Provides confidential support and advice to young people struggling with thoughts of suicide, and anyone worried about a young person.

Phone: HOPElineUK 0800 068 4141. Email: Available Mon-Fri: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm, weekends: 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm, bank holidays: 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Mind Provides support and advice to people with mental health problems, and promotes their views and needs.

Phone: 0300 123 3393. Text: 86463. Resources on self-harm: Available Mon-Fri, 9am-6pm.

ChildLine Helps anyone under 19 in the UK with any issue they’re going through.

Phone: 0800 1111. 1-2-1 Chats with a counsellor available online at Available 24/7.

Harmless Works to overcome and address issues related to self-harm and suicide.  

0115 880 0280. Clinical Support Services: 

BEAT Helps people with a feeding or eating disorder and provides information to the public. To find eating disorder support near you: 

Useful Contacts for Self-Harm


Battle Scars: Survivor-led charity offering support around self-harm. Resources on managing self-harm: 

Self-harm management workbook for under-18s: 

GP: A guide for visiting your GP as a young person with lived experience of self-harm and suicidality:


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