If you can’t cope with your feelings or you are self-harming, don’t go through it alone. Talk to someone you trust or see your GP.

 

Try phoning these helplines if you want someone to talk to:

Childline: 0800 1111

The Samaritans: 08457 90 90 90

Get connected: 0808 808 4994

 

To find out more on emotional problems and self-harming check out these websites:

 

Off the Record Counselling

This Croydon based counselling service is a free, confidential service for young people aged 14-25 living, working or studying in Croydon.

http://www.offtherecordcroydon.org/our-services/counselling.aspx

 

Childine

Advice, information and coping strategies for self harm.

https://www.childline.org.uk/Explore/Self-harm/Pages/about-self-harm.aspx

https://www.childline.org.uk/Explore/Mentalhealth/Pages/Mental-health.aspx

 

Mindfull

Mindfull is a website for 11-17 year olds which provides support, information and advice about mental health and emotional wellbeing. www.mindfull.org

 

NHS Choices

Providing information about self-harm and the organisations that offer support and advice for people who self-harm, as well as their friends and families. http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Self-injury/Pages/Introduction.aspx

 

Mind

Information about the types of mental health problems and guides to support and services. http://www.mind.org.uk/

 

Young Minds

Information for young people and children about mental health and emotional wellbeing. http://www.youngminds.org.uk/for_children_young_people

 

The Site

Information for young people on a range of mental health related topics, including body image, eating disorders, depression, self-harm.

http://www.thesite.org/mental-health

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