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Struggling with self-harm? Get help from a hotline in Colorado, United States

Self-harm may offer you relief from painful emotions in the moment, but it can leave you feeling worse afterward. It cannot solve your problems or remove the source of your pain. If you struggle with the following, you can get help from one of 2 in Colorado, United States:

  • Coming up with excuses and ways to explain self-inflicted injuries
  • Not looking after your physical health (e.g. not eating, not taking care of wounds or injuries)
  • Feeling like you need a physical release for your emotions
  • Looking for a way to escape the emotional pain
  • Feeling like your emotions are too difficult or overwhelming to deal with
  • Searching for ways to self-harm
  • Craving physical pain as a distraction from overwhelming emotions
  • Cutting yourself with a sharp object

Since self-harm provides immediate, in-the-moment relief from painful emotions, it’s easy to become reliant on it as your go-to coping mechanism. Stopping may seem impossible and you may be ashamed to even talk about it. However, self-harm is more common than you think. Many people struggle to manage intense emotions.

If you tend to hold things inside, talking to someone about your feelings can feel scary. However, trained helpline counselors and volunteers can help put you at ease. You can call a supporter in Colorado, United States when you have the urge to self-harm and they can talk you through your emotions.

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


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