Phoenix: Self Harm Peer Support Group

Monday at 3:15pm - 5:15pm
BowHaven, Bow Community Hall, William Place, E3 5ED

For more info please contact info@bowhaven.org.uk or call 020 3022 5778

Welcome to Phoenix, BowHaven’s self-harm peer support group. We meet every Monday between 3.15 – 5.15pm. If you are interested in joining us, please talk to a BowHaven staff member.

Phoenix is a space for those who self-harm to discuss and share their experiences with others, all in a safe, welcoming and supportive environment.

We understand that self-harm is unique to each person and can affect people in a myriad of ways. Any conversation about individual self-harm is encouraged, however, if you do not feel ready to share then don’t worry. We will give you as much time and space as you need.

All members of Phoenix have experience with self-harm and we will always do our best to make new members welcome.

We are non-judgemental, friendly and along with discussing and sharing experiences we also share coping strategies for living a happier and healthier life, incorporating approaches such as CBT. BowHaven staff are also on hand to assist anyone who is in a crisis and would like further support.

Each meeting is structured and facilitated by an experienced member and we start with a ‘check in’ to make sure everyone is ok and whether they’d like to discuss anything in particular.

As well as being able to discuss your experiences and hear the experiences of others, strong friendships are formed in Phoenix and a network of support has developed.

Pleased talk to a BowHaven staff member for more information about Phoenix.

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How much does it cost?

It's free!

What is BowHaven?

BowHaven is a community based mental health charity in Tower Hamlets. Their mission is to promote and protect the health, confidence and well-being of people with mental health issues living in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, through the provision of co-produced support, education and self-help activities in a safe and friendly environment.

Where can I learn more?

Please visit http://www.bowhaven.org.uk/