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Support groups and resources

There are many groups and services for people who are struggling with self-injury, self-harm and their underlying causes. This list includes self-help groups, services that specialise in self-injury and services which deal with self-injury alongside other issues. If there is no group or service listed in your area, do not despair. Many other local counselling or mental health services may be familiar with self-harm as an issue.

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.

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 anyone who wants to use them.

Basement Project

Region: 
Nationwide

The Basement Project runs support groups for those who have been abused as children and people who self-harm.

Berwick Youth Project

Region: 
Northern England

Berwick Youth Project provides support and practical assistance to young people in the Berwick area.

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 get back to you if/when the group runs again.

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 in Fylde, Wyre and Lancaster districts.&

CASIP (Cardiff Adult Self-Injury Project)

Region: 
Wales

CASIP is the first user led self-injury project based in Cardiff for adults (over 18 years), caregivers and healthcare professionals.

CASIP run 3 groups:

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 to

CIREN

Region: 
Southern England

Harm Reduction and Self Help for Self Harm in the Cirencester area.

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 eating disorders.