Calm Harm app

Calm Harm is a free app that helps you manage or resist the urge to self-harm. Visit the Calm Harm website for more information.


The NHS website has information about where to get help for self-harm.

Self-harm safe kits

Self-harm safe kits have been developed with a number of resources including information for parents and carers, self-harm safe plans and more. You can view and download the self-harm safe kit resources below:

Guide for agencies and practitioners 

A Cheshire and Merseyside Children and Young People's Self-Harm Practice Guide has been developed for agencies and practitioners to support children and young people who have thoughts of, are about to or have self-harmed.

How i overcame self-harm

A short video published on the BBC ideas website, explores how three young people describe the coping mechanisms that helped them recover from self-harm.


IMPORTANT: If someone's life is in danger - for example they have seriously harmed themselves or taken a drug overdose - call 999 for an ambulance or go straight to A&E (the closest to St Helens is Whiston Hospital)