Help and resources

  • Self Injury support

    Information about self injury, self help ideas, guidance to help find services, support groups, etc. near you for people who self injure.
  • TESS text and email support

    Text and email support for girls and women up to 24 who self injure. For email support, go to the contact website, and fill in the TESS email form. All support is 100% confidential. Even if you do not know how to start talking, just text or email "hello" and you will recieve a reply within 24 hours during opening times, which are: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, 7pm-9pm.
    Telephone: 0780 047 2908
  • Womens Self Injury helpline.

    UK-wide Women's Self Injury Helpline, open on Wednesdays from 7-9pm and Thursdays from 3-5pm.You can call us for confidential, non-judgemental emotional support around self injury on 0808 800 8088. All volunteers are female and have received specialist training
    Telephone: 0808 800 8088

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  • Have you heard about our Blue Light Network?

    The North East Blue Light Network is provided by Tyneside and Northumberland Mind. We are here to provide information and support to our emergency services, their staff, volunteers and friends and family on mental health and wellbeing. If you need support we are here for you

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