Self injury Support
Description of service
Confidential and anonymous helpline run by women offering emotional support, listening and signposting for women affected by self injury. Calls are not recorded and no personal information is passed on. Helpline number will not appear on telephone bills and is free to call from mobiles and landlines. Also run TESS text and email support for girls and young women up to 24 who self-injure. The Team aim to text back within half an hour and to email within 24 hours during opening times. Can also provide information and publications about self-injury, offer talks and self-injury training courses to professionals and support self-help groups. The Charity can also provide workbooks, information booklets and training packs for family members or supporters of people with learning difficulties. Maintain a UK-wide database of self harm support groups and organisations on website and run a monthly good practice ebulletin.