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Get support for self-harm from a hotline in Birmingham, England

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 Birmingham, England that can help. Reach out if you experience the following:

  • 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

"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. "

There are compassionate counselors and volunteers in Birmingham, England who care about what you're going through. Helpline staff are properly trained to support people who self-harm You can talk openly to them and receive understanding, warmth and zero-judgement. They will meet you where you're at, whether you just need to be heard, or you're looking for advice.

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


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