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Welcome to Harmless

Self Harm Support at Harmless

Harmless is a user led organisation that provides a range of services about self harm including support, information, training and consultancy to people who self harm, their friends and families and professionals.

Harmless was set up by people who understand self harm and at the heart of our service is a real sense of hope. We know that with the right support and help life can get better. We hope that you find this site a safe and helpful resource.

Feel free to look around and we welcome your thoughts and feedback about our site and services. We would also encourage everyone who feels able to complete our self harm questionnaires as this will help us develop a better awareness of who is accessing Harmless and the kind of difficulties they face.

Funding for Self Harm Services

Harmless now deliver a range of services. We previously delivered these under contract with Nottinghamshire Heathcare Trust but these funds were lost due to the financial cuts. However, we still deliver monthly drop in sessions where people can get support and information about self harm and we offer one to one therapy sessions.

For more information or to volunteer your time and fundraising skills to keep these vital services going, please contact us.

The Harmless Advisory Group

We are always looking for people to join our advisory group, and to help out with all aspects of the project, for anyone who is interested in helping out in any way; click here if you'd like to support our efforts and help people who self harm for more details.

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Harmless Workbook: Working Through Self Harm Harmless Workbook

Available in an electronic format, Harmless have de­veloped this workbook in collaboration with service users, therapists and the Institute of Mental Health to provide a tool that can be used to promote recovery and self reflection amongst people that self harm, encouraging alternative methods of coping.

For more information, or to find out how to buy our workbook, please follow this link.

Out of Harm's Way DVD New DVD Available

New to Harmless: our DVD. Through the eyes of those with first hand experience, we examine the nature of self harm, distress and recovery. A resource both for those that self harm and for professionals.

To see an extract, or to learn how to order yourself a copy, please follow this link.

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Self Harm and Creativity - As some people may know, as well as the administrator for Harmless, I am also a spoken word poet. I believe that recovery can be a huge part of recovery for those who self harm, at least it was for me, and I know for many of the people I meet when performing and teaching. This year Harmless asked me to share some of my poetry at our annual celebration event which I agreed to without question. The night was amazing to be a part of and it meant ... http://ow.ly/2PtlH4
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Self Harm and Creativity Posted on October 21, 2014 by Hayley As some people may know, as well as the administrator for Harmless, I am also a spoken word poet. I believe that recovery can be a huge part of recovery for those who self harm, at least it was for me, and I know for many of the people I…

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Upcoming EventsView Calendar Adult Drop In (Ages 18+) 5/11/2014   2.30pm - 3.30pm Harmless, Mansfield Road, Nottingham, United Kingdom (map) This service is for anyone who would like support for either themselves or others. Our trained therapists will be on hand to offer information or advice about any concerns you may have or if anybody would like more information about the work and services that Harmless offers.Two drop in services will be available on a bi-monthly basis for young people aged 11-21 and adults aged 18+ (add to my calendar) Self Harm and Young People Training, Harmless 20/11/2014   9.30am - 4.00pm Nottingham Voluntary Action Centre, 7 Mansfield Rd, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG1 3FB, UK (map) (add to my calendar) Young Person's Drop In (11-21yrs) 3/12/2014   3.00pm - 4.00pm Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service, Mansfield Road, Nottingham, United Kingdom (map) This service is for anyone who would like support for either themselves or others. Our trained therapists will be on hand to offer information or advice about any concerns you may have or if anybody would like more information about the work and services that Harmless offers.Two drop in services will be available on a bi-monthly basis for young people aged 11-21 and adults aged 18+ (add to my calendar) Latest News
KICKBOXING FOR THE TOMORROW PROJECT, COME AND SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL SUICIDE PREVENTION SERVICES Posted 22/10/2014 08:30

Kickboxing for the tomorrow project! Come and join us this Saturday the 26th October , 11:00-13:00, at East leake leisure centre for a kickboxing fitness class in aid of the Tomorrow Project. Please don’t feel shy as all fitness lev...

Self Harm and Creativity Posted 21/10/2014 13:35

As some people may know, as well as the administrator for Harmless, I am also a spoken word poet. I believe that recovery can be a huge part of recovery for those who self harm, at least it was for me, and I know for many of the people I ...

Harmless Service Closure 27-31 October Posted 20/10/2014 13:46

Harmless services will be closed from 27th – 31st October 2014. If you have any enquiries during this period please feel free to call the office on 0115 9348445 (admin only) and leave a message, or email us at info@harmless.org.uk...

Please vote for Harmless in the #02Smarta 100 Business Awards Posted 17/10/2014 12:08

Please vote for Harmless: Every Vote Counts Harmless are to receive one of the #O2Smarta100 business awards, celebrating 100 of the UK’s most innovative and disruptive small businesses. We are now in the running to win our category o...