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Helpline Closure 2012
Unfortunately the helpline will close at the end of March 2012 due to insufficient funding to continue.

Self Harm Awareness Day 2011
To mark Self Harm Awareness Day we wrote to a number of public figures to make them aware of the day, our support services and to give them an orange awareness ribbon. Responses were received from Prime Minister David Cameron's office, among others. Read the bulletin here.

2011 AGM
The 2011 AGM took place on the 12th February in Nottingham. New Trustees were elected by the membership, see this link for further information.

Terms of service for Board of Trustees
At the Extraordinary General Meeting held in Manchester on 5th December 2010 the membership voted to extend the term of service for the Board of Trustees (Co-ordinating Group) to 2 years.

General election 2010
NSHN Chair Stephen Gregson sent letters to the main political parties. More information and responses here.

Jo Brand First NSHN Patron
Comedian and former psychiatric nurse Jo Brand recently agreed to become NSHN's first patron - read more here.

Helpline Launch

The NSHN Helpline launched on 23rd January 2010 - available on 0800 622 6000 7pm-11pm Thursday-Saturday, 6.30-10.30 Sunday


8th May 2010 - Support. Empower. Educate. - public event at Caff