Self harm and Suicide

CALM: Campaign Against Living Miserably

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against male suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK. They offer a helpline and webchat for men in the UK who are down or need to talk, 5pm–midnight, 365 days a year, plus information on a wide range of topics including anger, bereavement, self harm, and resources and services to support people after a suicide.

Minds, Myths and Me

Information booklet for young people who live with someone with a mental illness. Designed for young people, by young people, it is packed full of useful information including sections on understanding mental health, support services, getting help and advice and suggestions for looking after your own well-being.

Suicide Prevention Pathway for Children and Young People in Sheffield - March 2017

This document helps us to understand the risks of suicide in young people and sets out how we will work in partnership to reduce the risk and support those most in need.

Supporting Children and Young People who Self-Harm

Guidelines for those working with children and young people, including information about what self-harm and its causes, the cycle of self-harm/cutting, coping strategies, how to help, plus resources including a school’s checklist for self-harm procedures and practices, an incident form sample and a fact sheet for parent/carers.


Free educational resources containing advice, guidance and information on managing a wide range of mental health issues including short (20–30 minutes) online learning sessions to help adults identify mental health problems in children and young people.

Supporting children who have a parent with a mental illness

Booklet for professionals including information on impacts of caring for a parent with mental illness, legislation and guidance, and practical actions you can take.

Royal College of Psychiatrists

Range of publications specifically tailored information for young people, parents, teachers and carers about mental health. The RCPsych also has a new App which gives instant access to the College’s mental health information leaflets, animations and podcasts.

Emotional Well-Being and Mental Health Toolkit for Sheffield Schools

Toolkit for schools including information on indicators of possible mental health difficulties, actions schools can take and contact details for support agencies.

The Site

Contains information about many issues that may affect or worry for young people, including a range of mental health conditions and self-harm, housing, money, and drugs and alcohol.