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Self harm and stress groups

SELF HARM GROUPS:

National Self Harm Network

PO Box 16190
London
NW1 3WW
E-mail: nshn@wobbly.demon.co.uk

This organisation campaigns for the rights and understanding of people who self-harm. Provides information, contacts and workshops on matters relating to self-harm, in addition promotion of survivor-written literature. To challenge the assumptions and demystify common misconceptions surrounding self-harm. Callers can contact the organisation by mail only. Further information should be despatched within 1-2 weeks. SAE with 39p stamp is appreciated.

The Self Harm Alliance

PO Box 61
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire GL51 8YB
Helpline: 01242 578820 (7pm to 8pm Wed to Sun)

Provide support, information and advice to persons who suffer from deliberate self harm. Act as an advocacy service for persons who suffer from deliberate self harm. Provide support, information and advice to close companions of persons who suffer from deliberate self harm.


POST TRAUMATIC STRESS CONTACTS

Assist

11 Albert St
Rugby
Warks
CV21 2RX
Helpline: 01788 560 800. Open Mon-Fri 10:00-16:00
Email: assist@traumatic-stress.freeserve.co.uk

Assist offers national cover and aims to support anyone who has suffered trauma, and who may be suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Open to all. The service provided includes; trauma counselling, cognitive behaviour therapy, assessments as well as a telephone helpline. Support workers will telephone clients to provide regular support. Face to face sessions can be arranged for those living in Rugby. Further information is available on request and is usually dispatched within 3 days. No SAE required.

The Trauma Aftercare Trust Buttfields
1 The Farthings
Withington
Gloucestershire
GL54 4DF
Helpline: 0800 1696814 Open 1pm - 5pm
Fax: 01242 890498


Email: tact@tacthg.demon.co.uk

Objectives of the Trust are to increase awareness of the existence and causes of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and its effects on the sufferers family and associates. They also aim to provide and maintain a contact point and referral network for the counselling and treatment of sufferers and to sponsor and encourage research into the causes and effects of PTSD.

Traumatic Stress Clinic

73 Charlotte Street
London
W1P 1LB

ENQUIRIES BY WRITING ONLY AND ALL PEOPLE MUST BE REFERRED BY THEIR GP - NO SELF REFERRAL.

They provide help for adults, young people, children and families who are suffering psychological reactions to having been involved in or witness to a traumatic event. They are open to all and offer counselling, treatment programmes, advice & research. Information leaflets are free of charge and are available by writing to the above address with a large A4, SAE and information will be despatched within 3 days. The information leaflets are also available on their website.

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