"I've never found such a supportive and dedicated forum. Someone will post in the crisis room and that
same desperate person replies and supports another crisis post despite their own feelings"
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NSHN aims to:


- Support individuals who self harm to reduce emotional distress and to improve their quality of life

- Support and provide information for family and carers of individuals who self harm


- Empower and enable individuals that self harm to seek further support and alternatives to self harm


- Educate service providers and carers on matters relating to self harm, raise awareness, dispel myths and challenge misconceptions through providing information and training

- Influence health and social care policies at local and national levels

"I don't want to die, I just want the pain to stop. The only way I can get some relief from this emotional pain is by hurting myself"

NSHN, PO Box 7264, Nottingham NG1 6WJ - e-mail: - Registered charity 1106336 - A company limited by guarantee 04305979

National Self Harm Network 2009.