A voice and a choice for our mental health
Right Here volunteers are working hard to reduce the stigma attached to self harm, and to increase awareness and understanding of why people self harm, how to communicate about it, and where to go for support.
Our mini support guide
Volunteers have designed and produced a mini support guide called Talking about Self harm, launched officially on Self-Injury Awareness Day, 1st March 2014. The guide contains all the information below.
- Understanding self harm
- Communicating about self harm
- Keeping yourself safe
- Ideas to help
- Help and support services
Download the Right Here Brighton & Hove Self Harm Guide here. Hard copies of resources can be collected from our offices at 65 Blatchington Road, Hove BN3 3YJ. Unfortunately as a charity we do not have the budget to cover the cost of postage. Hard copies of resources can be requested by emailing email@example.com
Download the Right Here West Sussex Self Harm Guide here. Hard copies of resources can be requested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to download it or pick one up at your GP surgery, school or youth club.
Our research report
In 2013 our volunteers held a number focus groups with young people and medical/educational professionals who work with them, to examine their perceptions and understanding of young people and self harm in Brighton and Hove. The findings have been compiled in an in-depth research report: click here to read it.
Our volunteers actively promote the five ways to mental and emotional wellbeing to by delivering awareness raising workshops to secondary schools in Brighton & Hove. Click here for more info.