Self-Harm & Suicide
If you or someone you know is considering self-harm, there is help. You are not alone. Below you can find information on how to get help.
A Conversation with BEAT on Eating Disorders
Things to Keep 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 using self-harm, please talk to someone and seek help.
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 are able.
If you or someone you know are in crisis and need to talk, are looking for support or need information please use these free resources. They can help.
Crisis Text Line
If you are in crisis, text CONVO to 741741 in the US for free, confidential, 24/7, support.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
National 24 hour hotline
The Trevor Project's free and confidential phone support for LGBTQ youth is available 24/7.
Call 1 (866) 488-7386