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Self-harm helplines are available in Tasmania, Australia

Self-harm is when you purposely hurt yourself as a way to cope with difficult emotions. Self-harm may bring you relief from intense emotional pain, but the relief is often short-lived. If you struggle with the following, there are 1 helplines available in Tasmania, Australia that can offer you support:

  • Cutting yourself with a sharp object
  • Feeling like your head is spinning with thoughts and there's no other option to make it stop
  • Feeling like you need a physical release for your emotions
  • Coming up with excuses and ways to explain self-inflicted injuries
  • Craving physical pain as a distraction from overwhelming emotions
  • Feeling like you need an outlet to channel your painful emotions
  • Feeling anxious or on-edge when you can't self-harm
  • Burning yourself with something hot

"Self-harm is more common than you may think, but it's not talked about much. It’s normal to look for ways to manage intense emotional pain. When you’re under extreme emotional pressure, self-harm can seem like the only way to relieve it. "

Talking about how you feel can be difficult,, especially if you tend to bottle things up. But talking can offer you a healthy alternative for releasing negative emotions. Helpline counselors in Tasmania, Australia want to listen to you and support you. They can help you find ways to feel better without hurting yourself.

If you feel like you might need support with self harm, try reaching out to a hotline in Tasmania, Australia. It's free and confidential.


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