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It can be hard to control the urge to intentionally harm yourself, especially if hurting yourself helps release intense negative emotions. However, it’s important to get help when you’re ready because self-harm carries risks. There are 1 hotlines in Mauritania that can help. Reach out if you experience the following:
"Many people have thought about self-harm or are currently using self-harm as a way to cope with their feelings. It may not feel like it, but you are not alone. Lots of people find it hard to manage overwhelming negative 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 Mauritania 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 Mauritania right away for free, private help with self harm.