Self-harm may offer you relief from painful emotions in the moment, but it can leave you feeling worse afterward. It cannot solve your problems or remove the source of your pain. If you struggle with the following, you can get help from one of 1 in Beijing, China:
Since self-harm provides immediate, in-the-moment relief from painful emotions, it’s easy to become reliant on it as your go-to coping mechanism. Stopping may seem impossible and you may be ashamed to even talk about it. However, self-harm is more common than you think. Many people struggle to manage intense emotions.
You may struggle to talk to people about your feelings, but having the right person to talk to can make all the difference. Dedicated volunteers in Beijing, China will listen to you without any judgement. Whether you just want to be heard, or you want to explore other coping tools, you can find the support you need.
Consider contacting a hotline in Beijing, China right away for free, private help with self harm.