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Are you or someone you know self-harming? Reach out for support from a helpline in Essex, 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 Essex, England that can help. Reach out if you experience the following:

  • Cutting yourself with a sharp object
  • Feeling like your head is spinning with thoughts and there's no other option to make it stop
  • Feeling like you need a physical release for your emotions
  • Coming up with excuses and ways to explain self-inflicted injuries
  • Craving physical pain as a distraction from overwhelming emotions
  • Feeling like you need an outlet to channel your painful emotions
  • Feeling anxious or on-edge when you can't self-harm
  • Burning yourself with something hot

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.

There are compassionate counselors and volunteers in Essex, 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 Essex, England. It's free and confidential.


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