Self Harm is when you hurt yourself on purpose. You usually do it because something else feels wrong, it seems like the only way to let those feelings out. To find out more visit:
You may need to call 999 for an ambulance if:
- you or somebody else have taken an overdose of drugs, alcohol or prescription medication
- somebody is unconscious
- you or somebody else are in a lot of pain
- you or somebody else are having difficulty breathing
- you or somebody else are losing a lot of blood from a cut or wound
- you or somebody else are in shock after a serious cut or burn
If your injury isn't serious, you could be treated at a minor injuries unit. These healthcare services are run by doctors or nurses to assess and treat minor injuries, such as minor
burns and scalds, infected wounds and broken bones.
walk-in centres, where a nurse can treat you without appointment, are also available for minor cuts and bruises.
Helplines and online support
- Text support, web chat and helpline for women and girls Self Injury Support
- Emotional Support via phone, online chat or email for anyone under 18
The Mix essential support to under 25’s via helpline, email, one to one chat and counselling
Calm harm free app providing support and strategies to help you resist or manage the urge to self-harm download from Google Play or App Store
- Emotional support 24 hours a day 365 days a year
- CALM provide support for men in the UK who are down or have hit a wall
Helpline and Webchat
Need to speak to someone in person?
Support if you live in Halton