A voice and a choice for our mental health
Not all websites about self harm are helpful – we’ve spent time finding the most supportive websites out there, so you don’t have to.
Self harm specific:
Girls and young women up to 25 can text Tess anonymously on 07800 472 908 Mon-Fri 7-9pm
Emotional support for young people (local):
You can always bring a good friend or family member with you when you go to any of the following services.
You’ll find all of these (and many many more) at: www.wheretogofor.co.uk
www.allsortsyouth.org.uk – Allsorts LGBTU youth project / 01273 721211
www.bmeypp.org.uk – Black and Minority Ethnic Young Peoples Project (BMEYPP) / 01273 609298
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) / 01273 718680
www.e-motionbh.org.uk – free online counselling for 13-25 year olds
www.theclocktowersanctuary.org.uk – for homeless or insecurely housed young people / 01273 722353
www.dialoguecentre.org.uk – free counselling for 13-25 year olds / 07739 893707 / email email@example.com
www.mindcharity.co.uk – mental health support & advocacy / 01273 666950
www.ruokservice.co.uk – support about substance misuse / 01273 293966
www.sussexcentralymca.org.uk – Youth Advice Centre (YAC) is now at 58 West Street, BN1 2RA offering advice for young people on housing, sexual health and more / 01273 828828
www.thecarerscentre.org – Young Carers Project / 01273 746222 / 07704 409155
ypc.ebabel.org.uk – Young People’s Centre, 69 Ship St, BN1 1AE / 01273 887886
www.wheretogofor.co.uk/youth-collective – Youth Collective youth clubs including Brighton Youth Centre, the Deans Youth Project, Hangleton and Knoll Project, the Crew Club in Whitehawk and Tarner Youth Project.
Emotional support (national):
www.sane.org.uk or call 0845 767 8000 between 6-11pm
www.childline.org.uk or call 0800 1111 (up to age 19)
www.samaritans.org offering anonymous support for anyone in crisis. Call 08457 90 90 90 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Other specialist help:
Help for parents / carers to support you better:
Check out the Right Here Guide for Parents and Carers in Brighton and Hove.
www.youngminds.org.uk/for_parents or call free 0808 802 5544 Mon-Fri 9.30am-4pm