You are not alone30 September 2016,
Una Foye looks at suicide and self-harm statistics published this week in the 2014 Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey.
Mental Health Foundation’s ‘Truth about Self Harm’ featured in national reading scheme supporting young people’s mental health12 April 2016,
The booklet aims to help young people understand more about self-harm and what to do if they are worried about themselves or someone else. It explains what self-harm is, what to do if you or someone you know is self-harming, and how to get help.
Becca's story: "I have been on quite a journey"
Becca shares a powerful story about her experiences with mental health problems, including a lack of support from school.
Self-harm is when you hurt yourself on purpose. You may self-harm if you’re dealing with intense or overwhelming feelings as a way to try and cope.