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How to care for self harm wounds

If you have self harm wounds, it's important to look after them to avoid infection

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Why it's important to reduce the stigma around self harm

Anna talks about why stigma is so harmful and ways she found to support a friend who was self harming

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How my friends helped me when I was self harming

Grainne shares her experience with self harm and talks about some ways her friends helped her

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What to do if you are considering self harm

There are other, healthy ways to deal with difficult emotions without self harming

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How to help a family member who is self harming

It can be worrying knowing a family member is harming themselves, especially when it’s a sibling or parent

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Why do people self harm?

Understanding why people self harm can help you to support someone who is self harming

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Practical help for self harm

If you are using self harm as a way to cope with difficult emotions, there are places you can turn to for help

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Six months of volunteering

Jodie's volunteering experience made a big difference to her life

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Know Self Harm

Check out our new campaign on understanding and managing self harm, and how and where to get help

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Dealing with difficult emotions

There are lots of healthy ways to manage your feelings

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What happens when you attend A&E for self harm

If you have an injury that requires immediate medical assistance, you should go to A&E

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Myths about self harm

In order to understand self harm, it helps to know the myths.

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