Self Help... Young People

Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing

Self Harm

Self-harm is when somebody intentionally damages or injures their body. It's usually a way of coping with or expressing overwhelming emotional distress.

Please see below for help and support:


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.

NHS Choices

Information and advice about self harm and where to access support.

Young Minds

Support and information for young people about self harm.


Harmless is a user led organisation that provides a range of services about self harm including support and information to people who self harm, their friends and families and professionals.

Self Harm Organisation

Young person developed and led website with information on self harm.


Tel: 116 123 (open 24 hours a day)


Visit: 20 Oxford Place Western Approach Plymouth Devon PL1 5AJ