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    If you find yourself in need of some extra support and guidance, or know someone who does, then here is a list of support groups that can help.

    Full List of Support Groups

    A selection of which are:

    • The Samaritians - Samaritans is available 24 hours a day to provide confidential emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.
    • National Self Harm Network - The National Self-Harm Network has been a survivor-led organisation since 1994.
      The network is committed to campaigning for the rights and understanding of people who self-harm.
      Their priority is to support survivors and people who self-harm but also to support the people it indirectly affects, like family and friends.
    • MIND - Mind is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales. It works to create a better life for everyone with experience of mental distress.
    • NSPCC - The NSPCC (National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children) is the UK's leading charity specialising in child protection and the prevention of cruelty to children.
      Founded in 1884 as the London SPCC by the Reverend Benjamin Waugh, the NSPCC is the only UK children's charity with statutory powers that enable it to take action to safeguard children at risk of abuse.
    • Childline - ChildLine is the UK's free, 24-hour helpline for children in distress or danger. Trained volunteer counsellors comfort, advise and protect children and young people who may feel they have nowhere else to turn.
    • LivingLifeToTheFull - The course has been written by a Psychiatrist who has many years of experience creating a range of educational life skills resources based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) principles.
     
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