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PRS CrisisLink Hotline provides 24/7, free, compassionate and confidential support over phone and text message (SMS). We exist...


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Southside Survivor Response Center Crisis Helpline provides 24/7, free, compassionate and confidential support over phone. We...


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Bristol Crisis Centre provides 24/7, free and confidential support over phone. We support everyone in Virginia, United States...


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

Self-harm is when you purposely hurt yourself as a way to cope with difficult emotions. Self-harm may bring you relief from intense emotional pain, but the relief is often short-lived. If you struggle with the following, there are 12 helplines available in Virginia, United States that can offer you support:

  • Looking for a way to escape the emotional pain
  • Scratching, pinching, hitting yourself
  • Cutting yourself with a sharp object
  • Feeling like self-harm is the only thing keeping you going
  • Craving physical pain as a distraction from overwhelming emotions
  • Feeling like you're addicted to pain or hurting yourself
  • Taking part in high-risk activities, disregarding safety
  • Feeling like you need a physical release for your emotions

"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. "

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 Virginia, United States 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.

For free and confidential support with self harm, consider contacting a hotline in Virginia, United States today.


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