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Are you or someone you know self-harming? Reach out for support from a helpline in Alaska, United States

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 Alaska, United States that can help. Reach out if you experience the following:

  • Feeling like you need an outlet to channel your painful emotions
  • Searching for ways to self-harm
  • Not wanting to die, but still feeling like you need the pain
  • Feeling like self-harm is the only thing keeping you going
  • Avoiding people you care about so they don't find out
  • Feeling like your emotions are too difficult or overwhelming to deal with
  • Not looking after your physical health (e.g. not eating, not taking care of wounds or injuries)
  • Feeling like normal ways of coping don't work for you – the pain is a last resort

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 difficult emotions with someone compassionate and non-judgemental may help lighten your burdens. There are dedicated helpline volunteers in Alaska, United States who are trained to support people through emotional distress. A helpline volunteer can help you process complex feelings and introduce you to healthy coping tools at your own discretion.

If you think you might need support with self harm today, consider contacting a helpline in Alaska, United States for free, confidential help.


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