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Worried About Self-Harm?

Young woman with stress, talking with psychologist

What is Self-Harm / Self-Injury?

There are many different definitions of what self-harm and self-injury are, usually it refers to someone intentionally causing themselves harm.

There are lots of reasons why someone may self-harm or self-injure. It is often used as a way of coping with other problems, but it can relate to underlying issues with your mental health.

If you need help, family and friends can play a huge role in supporting you.  

Below are some resources that you may find helpful to better understand self-harm / self-injury.

Contact your GP or telephone 111 and choose option 2 to access 24-hour local support