Self-harm & suicide

If you or someone you know is considering self-harm, there is help. You're not alone. Below you can find information about how to get help.

Things to bear in mind

Self-harm and self-injury are any forms of hurting oneself on purpose. Usually, when people self-harm, they are trying to release painful emotions.


Self-harm isn’t just cutting. It may include self-injury such as scratching, burning, hitting oneself, pulling out hair, etc. Self-harm is anything and everything someone can do to purposely hurt their body. If you are self-harming, please talk to someone and seek help.

Eating disorders

Eating disorders are a common form of self-harm. They are serious but treatable mental and physical illnesses that can affect people of all genders, ages, races, religions, ethnicities, sexual orientations, body shapes and weights. It is important to know that help and treatment for these problems is available and it’s important to seek help as soon as you can.

Finding support

If you, or someone you know, is in crisis and need to talk, are looking for support or need information please use these free resources. They can help.