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Professional help is often needed for those who self-harm, however, some people can stop the behaviour on their own. Counselling or “talk-therapy” (i.e., cognitive behaviour therapy) is the main type of treatment used.
There are different ways that people may cope with challenging feelings, situations, or thoughts. Some people may self-harm themselves because it may be the only way to make themselves feel better.
Those who self-harm often hide their behaviour because they may feel embarrassed or ashamed. If they feel this way, they will often avoid talking about it, which can make it difficult to find help.
Warning signs in someone who self-harms includes:
When someone self-harms, they are trying to hurt or injure themselves on purpose, but do not intend to end their life.
Common ways that young people may harm themselves include:
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