Setting up a helpline for women and girls affected by self injury - can you help or give views?

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MEDIA: Naomi_BCSW Wed 12-Mar-14 10:23:49

Hi there

I just wanted to let you know about a new project at Bristol Crisis Service for Women.

We are running a consultation about setting up a UK WIDE helpline for women and girls affected by self injury.

We would like to get as many views as possible from as wide a range of backgrounds as possible and have set up a survey here:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/NationalSHWomensHelpline

The Crisis Service for Women has been funded to re-establish a national helpline for women who are affected by self injury and self harm.

Although we have run a service like this before we want to take some time to think about the best way to run this service and would really welcome your views.

We are especially interested in the views of women of any age who might use such a service, but we are also interested in the views of people who support women who use self harm or self injury. We include in this definition ANYONE who identifies as a women regardless of biology.

The survey is confidential and information you provide for will only be used to support the set up and running of the helpline and any personal details will not be shared with any other organisations.

Please feel free to pass on this survey link to anyone you think might be interested.

Please keep yourself as safe as possible when filling in this survey and take breaks if you need to. If you would like to look for support in relation to self harm/self injury we have a list of resources - local and national - on our website:

selfinjurysupport.org.uk/resources

With very best wishes

Naomi
naomi.bcsw@btconnect.com
0117 927 9600

craftysewer Thu 13-Mar-14 01:49:56

You may be interested in contacting a group local to us: http://www.safa-selfharm.com

user3050 Mon 17-Mar-14 13:53:23

Thanks very much for this suggestion - I will definitely get in touch with them.

All the best

Naomi

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