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Suicide and self-harm

Name: Gloucestershire Young People's Advice – The Door, Stroud


Contact options: 01453 756745 Mon-Fri 8.45am-5pm

What do they do?: Christian-based youth project, focussed on ages 11-25. Mentoring and personal support, learning to express anger more positively. Safe place to hang out. Activities and trips. Gloucestershire (Stroud)

Name: Alumina


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What do they do?: Alumina is an online course started by for young people aged between 14 & 18. It doesn't matter how long you've been self-harming or what it means to you, Alumina is an opportunity to think more about it and work out what your next step might be. Online chats (max. 5 people), and a video course.  Ages 14-18. Nationwide.


Name: Harmless


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What do they do?: A User-led organisation that provides a range of services about self-harm, including support, information, training, and consultancy to people who self-harm, friends, family and professionals. Postal and email support. Provides information on self-harm, and useful insights for friends and family. Any age. Nationwide.  


Name: National Self Harm Network


Contact options: Online support

What do they do?: Offers support and advice to people affected by self-harm directly, or in a care role.  Any age. Nationwide.


Name: Self Injury Support


Contact options: Text on 0780 047 2908, or webchat. Open Sun to  Fri 7pm - 9pm

What do they do?: For girls & young women up to 24yrs in the UK affected by self-harm. Text and email support service and support groups. Nationwide. 


Name: Papyrus - Prevention of Young Suicide


Contact options: Phone: 0800 068 41 41 Mon-Fri: 10am-10pm, weekends: 2pm-10pm & bank holidays: 2pm-5pm

What do they do?: Papyrus draw from the experience of many who have been touched personally by young suicide across the UK and speak on their behalf in our campaigns and in our endeavours to save young lives. Nationwide


Name: Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide


Contact options: Helpline: 0300 111 5065 9am - 9pm Daily

What do they do?: Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide exist to meet the needs and break the isolation experienced by those bereaved by suicide.  They are a self-help organisation and  aim to provide a safe, confidential environment in which bereaved people can share their experiences and feelings, so giving and gaining support from each other. Over 18s only.  Nationwide and also groups within Gloucestershire.


Gloucestershire Council
Care Quality Commission

Gloucestershire Self Harm helpline is a partnership between Rethink Mental Illness and Gloucestershire County Council.

Rethink Mental Illness is a registered charity in the UK. Registered in England Number 1227970. Registered Charity Number 271028.