This site is not intended for individuals in an emergency situation. If you are in a life threatening situation please immediately call 999 or go to your nearest Accident & Emergency Department. You can also contact the Samaritans on 08457 90 90 90.
We are pleased to launch are online support portal. Here you can access real time support from our friendly qualified and experienced support team.
Harmless was established by people who understand and have experienced distress or mental health problems. At the heart of our service is a real sense of hope and we know that with the right support and help life can get better.
We have a particular specialism in working with people that self harm and are at risk of suicide.
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.
Harmless began in October 2007 as a user led organisation that provides a range of services about mental health and distress that includes support, information, training and consultancy to people who are experiencing difficulties, their friends, families and professionals.
Once you have created your own personal account you can access a variety of services:
Skype sessions: Real time support through booking a paid video call appointment with our qualified therapist. Currently free for a limited time only.
Live chat: This service is available via appointment or at drop in times. Register to arrange a time to chat.
Online journal: Promote recovery and self-reflection by writing in your private online journal and observe any changes over time.
Caroline has over 15 years experience in the field of self harm, mental health and support work. She is the CEO of Harmless and one of its co-founders, as well as a Trainer and specialist Psychotherapist within the service. Caroline is currently completing her PHD at The University of Nottingham and is involved in many national strategy groups and research projects in the field of self harm and suicide prevention. Caroline has overcome her personal experience of self harm and mental health problems and after a long battle to overcome her difficulties she now hopes to inspire hope in others by sharing her recovery.
Adrienne Grove is the clinical and support services manager at Harmless. Adrienne is a qualified and experienced psychotherapist, completing her post qualification training in CBT. Adrienne has been working for Harmless since 2009 and has a lot of experience in delivering effective therapeutic services to a broad range of individuals. Adrienne has a specialism in working with vulnerable people, especially those who self harm and/or are at risk of suicide. Involved in a broad range of national projects around suicide prevention Adrienne loves being part of the Harmless team and is motivated by the positive and important work her role brings.
Val Stevens is a qualified psychotherapist with experience of working with a broad range of emotional difficulties and mental health problems. She has extensive experience or working in educational settings before working with Harmless, where she is the lead for Children and Young People.
Colin is an experienced member of the team who has been providing support to vulnerable people for over ten years. Colin's role is to provide friendly, accessible and effective help to people with a broad range of needs of all ages.
Address: Harmless, PO Box 10136, Nottingham, NG1 9HL