42nd Street, Manchester, Salford and Trafford

Region: Northern England

42nd Street work with young people aged 13-25 living in Manchester, Salford and Trafford who are under stress. Experienced staff offer support around a wide...


Adullam Ministries

Region: Nationwide

Adullam Ministries exists to provide information and support to those who self-harm and the people who care for them. Adullam Ministries also provide forums for...


Battle Scars

Region: Northern England

Our survivor led groups are all about exploring the self harm issues and supporting each other to deal with the causes in a more constructive and The groups meet every four weeks. No referral is required, please drop in.

The aims of the groups are:
To provide a safe To make sure people who self harm do not feel isolated
To allow people who self harm to explore their emotions with peer support and To help lessen the despair often felt by people who self harm
To help people who self harm to feel better about themselves, to increase To allow people who self harm to engage in peer support, to help and be helped
To remove the stigma from self harm
To To help family, friends and carers of people who self harm to express their emotions
To provide support, alleviate isolation and the feelings of despair To help anybody who is interested get a better understanding of the issues surrounding self harm by partaking in discussions with survivors

Thursday evening ​NEW TIME: 6.20 pm for 6.30 start. Finishing at 8.30 pm
At the Lovell Park Hub, Wintoun Street, Leeds, LS7 1DA

Wednesday evening group meetings (Beeston, South Leeds, U.K.) every 4 weeks (adults only)
6.20 pm for 6.30 start. Finishing at At the Vale Circles Hub, Tunstall Road Community Centre, 12 Tunstall Rd
Leeds, LS11 5JF

Monday evening group meetings (Armley, East Leeds 6.20 pm for 6.30 start. Finishing at 8.30 pm
At the Stocks Hill Hub, Chapel Lane, Armley, Leeds, LS12 2DJ...



Region: Nationwide

Beat is the UK’s eating disorder charity. Eating disorders can be deeply isolating for the people affected by them. Our message boards, online support groups
The Beat Adult email support is open to anyone over 18: help@b-eat.co.uk The Beat Youthline email support is open to anyone
Adult Helpline: 0808 801 0677 Youthline: 0808 801 0711 Our Helplines are open 365 days a year: 4pm-10pm

Online Support; www.b ...


Berwick Youth Project

Region: Northern England

Berwick Youth Project provides support and practical assistance to young people in the Berwick area. They provide information and support, supported accommodation, outdoor activities and youth...


Beyond the Scars

Region: Northern England

Beyond the Scars (formerly known as 'No Secrets - Warrington) is predominately a voluntary peer support service that aims to offer support to anyone who may
Our Warrington peer support group meets every Thursday 6-8pm in the Marjorie Griffiths Learning Centre at the Centre for Independent Living.
Our Wargrave...


Brighton Self Harm Support Group

Region: Southern England

Please note, this group is not currently running but if you are interested, please get in touch with them and leave your details and they will...

Butterfly and Phoenix Projects – Fylde, Wyre & Lancaster Districts

Region: Northern England

N-Compass North West provide free counselling support to young people aged 11-18 years who are self-harming or engaging in self-destructive behaviour living...


Changing Faces – Skin Camouflage Service

Region: Nationwide

The Skin Camouflage service is aimed for people living with scarring or skin condition that affects their appearance and confidence, specialist camouflage products offer a way...



Region: Southern England



Echo House, Stoke-on-Trent

Region: Northern England

Echo House provides mutual support for people who have experienced self-harm. They offer courses, social support and information to individuals affected by self-harm and...



Region: Southern England

 Provides support for young people and parents affected by self harm and professionals supporting them. Embodied works collaboratively with young people, families and professionals to promote...


Girls Xpress! Self-harm Group (Brent, Harrow and surrounding areas)

Region: Southern England

Girls Xpress! is an award winning peer support group for girls who self-harm from ages 13-19.Girls Xpress! is a self-help, peer support...


Girls Xpress! Self-harm Group (London Borough of Merton and surrounding areas)

Region: Southern England

Girls Xpress! is an award winning peer support group for girls who self-harm from ages 13-19.Girls Xpress! is a self-help, peer support...


H.U.S.H (The Hidden Universe of Self-Harm) – Self-Harm Support Group

Region: Southern England

H.U.S.H was launched in 2001 and is a fully user-led self-harm group based in South East London. It is for anybody...



Region: Nationwide

Harmless is a user led organisation that provides a range of services about self-harm.Their services include the provision of support, information, training and consultancy...



Region: Southern England

HARMLESS –  A user led peer support group for those who self harm.  The group meets weekly for a structured talking session where members can explore their...


Healthy Minds Calderdale Self Harm Support Group

Region: Northern England

The Self Harm Support Group provides group members with the opportunity to speak openly about their experiences, if they choose to, without the fear of being...


IWISH, Self-Harm Support Group, Isle of Wight

Region: Southern England

IWISH is a mixed-sex self-harm support group, open to anyone who has self-harming problems and is over 18 years of age. They are...


Region: Southern England

LCET's programmes with young people who self-harm aim to give a space to explore why they self-harm and to find alternative ways of...


Leeds, Self-Harm Support Group

Region: Northern England

A friendly, safe, non-judgemental space where people can come together, feel understood, share thoughts and feelings and gain support from one another around their self...


LifeSIGNS – Self-Injury Guidance & Network Support

Region: Nationwide

Online, user-led voluntary organisation founded in 2002 to raise awareness about self-injury and provide information and support to people of all ages affected by...


Lighthouse, Belfast

Region: Northern Ireland

Lighthouse is a charity in Belfast which can provide one-to-one support for those who self-harm. They work with people on a one-to...


Little Box of Distractions

Region: Nationwide

Offers distraction boxes which can be sent out to individuals, online distraction ideas, textcare check ins and Distraction Skills group is in development...


Loughborough Youth Affairs

Region: Northern England

Loughborough Youth Affairs offer one-to-one support to young people (aged 11-19) around a range of issues, including self-harm. They can work with...

Mental Team 4 Teen, Sheffield

Region: Northern England

Mental Team 4 Teen is a support group in Sheffield for all teenagers and young adults struggling with mental health issues such as self-harm, depression...


MIND in Camden

Region: Southern England

MIND in Camden have launched a new peer support group for people who self-harm/self-injure.The group is open every Tuesday evening from 5...

Missing Link Self Harm Service – Bristol

Region: Southern England

Internal service at Missing Link Housing in Bristol. Clients need to have a Missing Link worker in order to access it. 8 week 1:1 programme...


National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE)

Region: Nationwide

The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) provides a range of publications, including guidelines on self harm and its management.Certain items may be of use...


National Self Harm Network

Region: Nationwide

National Self Harm Network offers an online moderated support forum for people affected by self harm...


Niamh Louise Foundation – County Tyrone, Northern Ireland

Region: Northern Ireland

The aim of the Niamh Louise Foundation is to provide a safe environment where anyone can drop in to chat about worrying thoughts, thoughts of self...


North London Young People’s Support Groups

Region: Southern England

Inner Counselling is currently looking to run self harm support groups later in 2015 in North London.Groups would run on Saturdays with separate groups for...


Off the Record Youth Counselling

Region: Southern England

Off the Record Provide free support to young people in the London boroughs of Croydon, Merton and Sutton. Our free, friendly and accessible support services include...


Opportunity Youth: Protect Life, Northern Ireland

Region: Northern Ireland

Protect Life is a mentoring project designed to support vulnerable young people who present with issues around self-harm, problem behaviour and suicide. They can support...



Region: Nationwide




Region: Nationwide

PAPYRUS HOPELineUK is a confidential support and advice service for young people under the age of 35 experiencing thoughts of suicide, or anyone who is concerned
Opening hours are 10am-10pm weekdays, 2pm-10pm weekends, and 2pm-5pm Bank Holidays.

Call: 0800 068 41 41
Text: 07786209697



Region: Scotland

Penumbra provides essential projects for young people and adults who self-harm, offering a safe, non-judgemental space in which to explore feelings and worries. Service...


Penumbra – Self-Harm Project, Aberdeen

Region: Scotland

The Aberdeen Self-Harm Project was opened in 2004 to provide a non-judgemental, young people friendly, and user-led support service to young people who...


Penumbra – Self-Harm Project, Ayrshire

Region: Scotland

The Ayrshire Self-Harm Project was opened in 2005 to provide a non-judgemental, young people friendly, and user led support service to young people who...


Penumbra – Self-Harm Project, Edinburgh

Region: Scotland

The Edinburgh Self-Harm Project was opened in 2005 to provide a non-judgemental, friendly, and user-led support service to people who self-harm. They...


Penumbra Early Response Self-Harm Project, Fife

Region: Scotland

Penumbra's Fife Self-Harm Project work with people age 18+ years who have been involved in a recent self-harm incident. The service aims to...


PIM2PIM Self Harm Support Group, West Bromwich

Region: Northern England

The Kaleidoscope + Group and People in Mind, West Bromwich, offer a self-harm support group for adults, which is delivered by service-users and people with...


PIPS Newry & Mourne – (Public Initiative for the Prevention of Suicide and Self-Harm)

Region: Northern Ireland

PIPS Newry & Mourne is a charity in Newry & Mourne which offer a range of services.These include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Person-Centred Counselling, Art Therapy...


Rebound Self Harm Support Group, Dundee

Region: Scotland

Rebound runs a monthly self-harm support group in Dundee. The group meets 6pm-7pm on the first Monday of every month.The aim of the...


Recover Your Life

Region: Nationwide

Recover Your Life is one of the biggest Self Harm Communities on the internet. They strongly believe in an open and non-judgemental atmosphere. On the...


Rethink Gloucestershire Self Harm Support Services (Helpline, Text & Email Support & Self Help Group)

Region: Southern England

Rethink Gloucestershire offer support for those affected by self-harm through a helpline, as well as text and email support and a Self-Harm Support Group...


Right Here, Brighton and Hove

Region: Southern England

The Right Here volunteers in Brighton and Hove are working hard to reduce the stigma attached to self-harm. They are also working to increase awareness...


SAFA – Self-harm Awareness for the Furness Area

Region: Northern England

SAFA is committed to making a positive difference to the lives of all individuals age 13+ years who self-harm and to those who support them...


Sapphire – Self help group for women with issues of self-harm, Shropshire

Region: Northern England

Sapphire is a weekly facilitated self-help group that meets Tuesdays 2:00pm-4:00pm for women (age 18+) for whom self-harm is an issue...


Self Harm Support Group in Hull

Region: Northern England

Fortnightly support group in Hull for young people aged 16-25.This group is self referral - get in touch for more information...

Self harm Support Group, Doncaster Mind

Region: Northern England

This is a mixed-gender self-harm support group which is run through Doncaster Mind on Mondays 11:30am-12:30pm.The support group is service...

Self Harmony @ Swindon MIND

Region: Southern England

Swindon Mind offers a counselling service specifically for people who have worries or concerns around self-harming. Here the individual can talk through their concerns, emotions
This counselling is a free service and people can self-refer by completing a Swindon Mind self-referral form...


Self injury Support (formerly Bristol Crisis Service for Women)

Region: Nationwide

Set up in 1986 to respond to the needs of women in emotional distress. We have a focus on self-injury and have carried out extensive...


Self-Harm Peer Support Group – Edinburgh

Region: Scotland

A facilitated peer-support group for people aged 18+ who self-harm is held fortnightly at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital. The aim of the group is...


Self-Harm Support Group for Parents, Carers & Families – Kirklees, West Yorkshire

Region: Northern England

Northorpe Hall Child and Family Trust facilitates a support group for parents, carers or family members whose child is self-harming. The group offers a safe...


Self-harm support group, Sunderland

Region: Northern England

This support group focuses on sharing experiences of self-harm with others facing the same problem. The group will have no more than 6 participants and...


Self-Injury Support Group, Launchpad – Newcastle Upon Tyne

Region: Northern England

A group for those (aged 18+) who have lived experience of self-harm or self-injury. This includes a range of issues, ranging from cutting, to...


SHARE (Self Harm Recovery Awareness & Education)- Bridgend

Region: Wales

The support group runs every Wednesday 5pm – 6pm for ages 16+ at MHM Wales, Union Offices, Quarella Road, Bridgend CF231 1JW.

Information is available
Information about SHARE is still available on grapevines.info/self-harm...


SHARE – Self Harmers Aid and Resource Exchange

Region: Southern England

A service user led self-harming support group, with members often with a history of homelessness.People wanting to attend the group do have to be...

SHARE – Self-harm Awareness and Recovery for Everyone, Manchester

Region: Northern England

SHARE are a friendly, supportive group, meeting once a week to talk and share experiences. They are non-judgemental, and all share personal experience of self...

SHARP (Self-harm Awareness & Resource Project)

Region: Southern England

Offers training and consultations to front-line professionals to help manage self-harm, also run school clinics in Nottingham and work with young people and offer...


Sirius Project

Region: Nationwide

Sirius Project is a recovery-focused website for people with past or present experience of mental health problems, or self-harm, and their carers. It is...


SISH (Self-Injury Self Help), Bristol

Region: Southern England

Women-only support group (age 21+), Monday evenings 6.30-8:00pm.Men and women's (mixed) support group (age 18+), Tuesday evenings 6.30-8...


Skin Camouflage Service – Changing Faces (available in various counties)

Region: Southern England

Having scars may be a part of your experience of self-injury, and thinking about how you might want to deal with scars can raise important...


Skin Camouflage Service – for 5 Borough Partnership service-users (Warrington, Halton, St. Helens, Wigan & Knowsley)

Region: Northern England

Having scars may be a part of your experience of self-injury and how to deal with scars can raise important questions and feelings. People deal...


South East Essex Self Harm Support

Region: Southern England

South East Essex Self Harm Support (SEESHS) are hoping to secure funding to set up a support group in the future.They aim to provide support...


St. Andrew’s Methodist Church, Self Harm Course – South Gloucestershire

Region: Southern England

St. Andrew's Methodist Church offer a course for individuals under age 19 affected by self-injury and who go to school in South Gloucestershire. The...

Stop Hiding Self-Harm, Self-Help Group – Derbyshire

Region: Nationwide

This is a self-help and support group for anyone over 18 years who is affected by self-harm in Derbyshire. The groups are run in...



Region: Nationwide

SupportLine provides nationwide emotional support and information to any individal, of any age on any issue, including self-harm. This is through a confidential telephone helpline...


Swansea, Self Harm Support Group

Region: Wales

Swansea Mind offers a self-help support group for adults over 18 years of age who self harm.The group takes place in the Swansea Mind...


The Amber Project, Cardiff and surrounding areas

Region: Wales

The Amber Project offers support and information to young people (aged 14-25 years) who have experience of self-harm and who live within travelling distance...


The Butterfly Project

Region: Northern England

The Butterfly Project is a self harm support group for over 18s currently running in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. We aim to provide members with a tool box...


The Cushion Club (Lincoln)

Region: Northern England

A peer-led self-harm support group starting in Lincoln on Monday 20th April 2015.Meet regularly on the Second Monday of every month from Monday...


The Market Place: Right 2B Safe Projects, Leeds

Region: Northern England

The Market Place, Leeds, is offering 12-week group programmes to support young people who self-harm, are involved in high-risk activities and/or have...


The Site

Region: Nationwide

The Site is a website for young people in the UK, providing information on a wide range of topics, including self harm. The Site provides information...


The Warren, Hull

Region: Northern England

The Warren offers a free counselling service for young people in Hull aged 14-25. They can provide support around self-harm as well as around...


The Young Person’s Advisory Service, Liverpool – Self-Injury Support Group

Region: Northern England

The Young Person's Advisory Service (YPAS) offers a self-injury support group for young people (up to age 25) living within the Liverpool City Council...


Time and Space, Glasgow

Region: Scotland

Time and Space offer a group for women affected by self-harm.Self-Harm Support GroupThis group is for women with lived experience of self-harm...


WISHS (Wigan integrated self harm support)

Region: Northern England

WISHS is a peer support group for anybody over 16 years of age who is - or has been -Â affected directly or indirectly by self-injury. The...


Zest, Northern Ireland

Region: Northern Ireland

Zest provides a warm, friendly and welcoming place where you can relax and feel comfortable to talk about how you feel in confidence. Their aim is...


Zindaagi, London

Region: Southern England

Zindaagi (meaning 'life') work with Asian women and girls vulnerable to suicide and self-harm.The service offers safe space to young women to meet, socialise...


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