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Suicide & Self-harm

Suicide & Self-Harm are the intentional acts of ending your life or injuring your body

Suicidal Thinking and Self-Harm

Suicide is the act of intentionally ending your life andSelf-harm is when somebody intentionally damages or injures their body.

If you’re reading this because you have, or have had, thoughts about taking your own life, it’s important you ask someone for help. It’s probably difficult for you to see at this time, but you’re not alone and not beyond help.

Many people who have had suicidal thoughts say they were so overwhelmed by negative feelings they felt they had no other option. However, with support and treatment they were able to allow the negative feelings to pass.

Self-harm is a way of expressing deep emotional feelings such as low self-esteem, or a way of coping with traumatic events, such as the death of a loved one.

Self-harm is an expression of personal distress, rather than an illness, although it can be linked to other mental health conditions such as depression.

Many people who have had suicidal thoughts say they were so overwhelmed by negative feelings they felt they had no other option. However, with support and treatment they were able to allow the negative feelings to pass.

It’s important to know that you’re not alone

Self Help Resources for Suicidal Thinking, Self-Harm and Suicide

We have collated the best information available online to help you get started on the road to recovery. 

Please Note: The above links take you to an external website with detailed information on self-help techniques. We cannot be held responsible for the content of any third-party websites.