Self-Harm Information & Resources

The below suite of resources, guides and links are available to support you in recognising and responding to thoughts or actions in relation to self-harm. If you have any concerns in relation to self-harm please contact a member of our safeguarding team.


Click here to view the NHS guide for parents and carers

Click here to view the NHS guide for young people

Young Minds

Click here to view the guide for young people

Click here to view the guide for parents


Click here for more information on the signs of self-harm and supporting your child through it

Important contacts & services

Young suicide prevention society.
Phone: HOPELINEUK 0800 068 4141 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 10pm, and 2pm to 10pm on weekends and bank holidays)

Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)

The Crisis Team is for those times where you need help immediately
Phone: 01282 628455; 01282 657222 (out of hours)

East Lancashire child and Adolescent Service
Mental Health services for young people up to 18
Phone: 01282 804804
Website: ELCAS