The North Ayrshire Self Harm Project provides a non-judgemental, person centred service to residents of North Ayrshire who self-harm, including adults. We also explore the needs of family, carers and professionals in contact with young people who self harm.

The Project provides one to one support to people who wish to reduce/stop self harm as well as working throughout North Ayrshire to raise awareness of self harm issues.

If you would like to get involved in the Project, we accept self referrals and referrals from agencies (NB if someone is over 21 years of age we require a self referral). As part of Penumbra’s referral process, we would be grateful if the person who is making the referral could complete a North Ayrshire Self Harm Referral form.

Useful Downloads

Support organisations for young people in distress

Support for adults in distress

Penumbra – North Ayrshire Self Harm Referral form

Parents Frequently Asked Questions

Helping young people understand Self-harm

Helping parents understand self-harm

Safety Plan for School Staff

Conversation Guide

2017-2018 Annual Review




For more information on this service please contact our West Area Office:

Penumbra, Floor 6

Standard Buildings

94 Hope Street

Glasgow, G2 6QB


T 0141 229 2580

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