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Are you or someone you know self-harming? Reach out for support from a helpline in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

If you can’t stop hurting yourself, then you may benefit from talking to someone who can support you emotionally. Once you've started relying on self-harming as a way to cope, it can be difficult to stop. But there are 1 hotlines in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada that can support you. Self-harm can look like:

  • Feeling like you need an outlet to channel your painful emotions
  • Searching for ways to self-harm
  • Not wanting to die, but still feeling like you need the pain
  • Feeling like self-harm is the only thing keeping you going
  • Avoiding people you care about so they don't find out
  • Feeling like your emotions are too difficult or overwhelming to deal with
  • Not looking after your physical health (e.g. not eating, not taking care of wounds or injuries)
  • Feeling like normal ways of coping don't work for you – the pain is a last resort

"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 difficult emotions with someone compassionate and non-judgemental may help lighten your burdens. There are dedicated helpline volunteers in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada who are trained to support people through emotional distress. A helpline volunteer can help you process complex feelings and introduce you to healthy coping tools at your own discretion.

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


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