Samaritans have launched an online harms advisory service, providing free and confidential specialist advice on issues relating to self-harm and suicide content online.
The service is aimed at supporting online sites and platforms, as well as professionals working in the wider sector, such as:
- those working in online safety seeking suicide and self-harm specific advice
- professionals working in suicide prevention in the online space
- people working directly with people affected by online suicide and self-harm content
- moderators and volunteers of online spaces
How can we help?
We welcome any queries related to online self-harm and suicide content. We can provide specialist support and advise on a range of topics, such as:
- Reviewing platform policies around self-harm and suicide content and moderation processes
- Developing or advising on the creation of bespoke resources to support users, parents, health professionals and schools
- Concerns about specific websites or types of harmful content, such as online challenges and hoaxes
Get in touch
You can contact the advisory service Monday–Friday between 9am–5pm, excluding bank holidays.
Email [email protected]