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Are you or someone you know self-harming? Reach out for support from a helpline in East Sussex, England

If you can’t stop hurting yourself, then you may benefit from talking to someone who can support you emotionally. Once you've started relying on self-harming as a way to cope, it can be difficult to stop. But there are 3 hotlines in East Sussex, England that can support you. Self-harm can look like:

  • Feeling like self-harm is the only thing keeping you going
  • Feeling like you deserve the pain
  • Feeling like you're worthless
  • Not looking after your physical health (e.g. not eating, not taking care of wounds or injuries)
  • Searching for ways to self-harm
  • Looking for a way to escape the emotional pain
  • Avoiding people you care about so they don't find out
  • Not wanting to die, but still feeling like you need the pain

It’s normal to look for ways to relieve strong, negative emotions. Although it’s not talked about much, self-harm is a common strategy people use to deal with emotional turmoil. It may not seem like it, but there are other, healthy ways to deal with the pain you're experiencing.

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 East Sussex, England 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.

If you think you might need support with self harm today, consider contacting a helpline in East Sussex, England for free, confidential help.


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