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Get support for self-harm from a hotline in Vorarlberg, Austria

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 2 helplines available in Vorarlberg, Austria that can offer you support:

  • Scratching, pinching, hitting yourself
  • Feeling drawn to sharp objects, or items you could harm yourself with
  • Feeling reckless, not caring whether you get hurt
  • Feeling like normal ways of coping don't work for you – the pain is a last resort
  • Feeling the need to escape or numb your feelings
  • Feeling like you need a physical release for your emotions
  • Craving physical pain as a distraction from overwhelming emotions
  • Avoiding people you care about so they don't find out

If you use self-harm to cope with tough feelings, you may feel ashamed about your behavior. However, many people inflict harm on themselves as a way to relieve emotional pain. Self-harm is more common than you think, but a lot of people struggle to talk about 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 Vorarlberg, Austria want to listen to you and support you. They can help you find ways to feel better without hurting yourself.

For free and confidential support with self harm, consider contacting a hotline in Vorarlberg, Austria today.


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