Where can I find more information and support?
Other useful websites about self-harm
Books about recovery from self-harm

Where can I find more information and support?

For further information on this guideline and other Clinical Practice Guidelines see www.ranzcp.org.

If you wish to talk to someone about deliberate self-harm the most useful contact is your GP or local mental health service.

To find out what mental health services are available in your area look in the 'Emergency Health and Help' section of your local White Pages.

If you need to talk to someone urgently please call:

Lifeline Australia
Phone: 13 11 14

Just Ask Mental Health Information and Referral Service
Phone: 1300 131 114

Kids Help Line
Freecall: 1800 55 1800

Your state or territory association or foundation for mental health. Contact details can be found in the phone book.Top of page

Other useful websites about self-harm

Focus - www.focusas.com

Young People and Self Harm - www.selfharm.org.uk

National Self Harm Network - www.nshn.co.uk

American Association of Suicidology - www.suicidology.org

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - www.afsp.org

Books about recovery from self-harm

Thomas E Ellis, Cory F Newman. Choosing to Live: How to Defeat Suicide through Cognitive Therapy, New Harbinger Publications Inc, ISBN: 1-57224 -056-3

Marilee Strong, A Bright Red Scream, Penguin, ISBN: 0140280537

Caroline Kettlewell, Skin Game, St Martin's Press, ISBN: 0312263937

Jan Sutton, Healing the Hurt Within, Trans Atlantic Publications. ISBN:185032993