An organization that provides a confidential helpline service. They also provide information regarding self-injury to raise awareness, with an emphasis on materials for those who work with self-injurers. The members of this organization have written a book about self-injury and provide information regarding it on their site.
"LifeSIGNS (Self-Injury Guidance & Network Support) is an 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 self-injury. We recognise self-injury and self-harm as a way of coping with distressing experiences and difficult emotions, and we encourage people to reflect on the issues behind their self-injury, and to develop and explore alternative coping mechanisms.
"LifeSIGNS (previously known as 'FirstSigns') is managed and led by people with personal experience of self-injury, and we are non-judgemental, non-directional, and respectful of our members' and visitors' life experiences and perceptions. The LifeSIGNS website is the centre of our vibrant community, and provides access to all of our services.
"We aim to support all people who are affected in anyway by self-injury within the United Kingdom and beyond. We support people using self-injury, family and friends of people who self-injure, and professionals (including health care workers) who are interested in self-injury." Read more »
The mission of the Self Injury Foundation is to provide funding for research, advocacy support and education for self-injurers, their loved ones and the professionals who work with them. We are dedicated to providing the most up to date information and resources available on self-injury.
A local organization based in North and East Cumbria that aims to support people who self-injure. And to offer information and support to their friends/family. They also offer training, publications, and a quarterly newsletter.
A community resource providing support groups and literature for individuals. A focus on abuse and self-injury. They have an educational program for workers which includes training, supervision, consultation, research and publications.
My name is Gabrielle and I am twenty-eight years old. I began to self-injure at age fifteen -- so nearly thirteen years minus a two year period. This website is one about self-injury (self-harm), made to let self-injurers know that they are not alone and to help their friends and family learn more about self-injury and how it affects their loved one.