Healthier Together

The resources on the Healthier Together have been developed in partnership between parents and NHS healthcare professionals. You’ll find clear information on common childhood illnesses, including advice on what ‘red-flag’ signs to look out for, where to seek help if required, what you should do to keep your child comfortable and how long your child’s symptoms are likely to last.

Suicide and Self Harm

Help and support is available from many national and local organisations.


Information for parents/professionals on how to understand and address self-harm in a supportive way. Assessment tools. Downloadable safety plan templates.

National Self Harm Network

UK led charity offering support, advice, info for friends and family, downloads, and a supportive forum.

Life Signs

Self-injury guidance and support.


Advice and support, strategies for staying safe, tips on staying grounded and breathing, free Stay Alive app.


Shout is the UK's first and only free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope. Common reasons people contact; Depression, Anxiety, Abuse, Panic attacks, Suicidal thoughts, Self-harm, Relationship problems, Bullying

If U Care Share Foundation

This foundation supports people who are feeling low and suicidal, offers training about mental health and can provide bereavement support to those affected by suicide.
0191 387 5661


Free online self-harm support for 14-19's

Campaign Against Living Miserably

We’re the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) and we’re taking a stand against suicide. That means standing against feeling shit, standing up to stereotypes, and standing together to show life is always worth living.
0800 58 58 58


Samaritans offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Call Samaritans free, 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
116 123

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