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Self-harm

Self-harm

Self-harm is when people set out to hurt themselves or damage their health deliberately, sometimes this is done in secret. If you ever feel like hurting yourself, please remember you’re not alone - we're here for you. Call us free on 0800 1111 or 999 in an emergency

TRIGGER WARNING:
These pages contain information about self-harm which may be triggering.

 
 
 
 
 

Self-harm

Self-harm is when people hurt themselves or damage their health on purpose. Sometimes people do this in secret. There are lots of different reasons why someone might self-harm, but there are also different ways to cope and get help. TRIGGER WARNING: This page has information about self-harm which may bring up difficult feelings. Read more about Self-harm

Self-harm coping techniques

Lots of feelings and emotions can make people want to self-harm. Try these coping techniques to help you or a friend. TRIGGER WARNING: This page contains information about self-harm which may be triggering. Read more about Self-harm coping techniques

 
 
 
 
 

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