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Please be aware that due to the current situation in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) all face to face open access groups such as Stress Control and ACT-ion for Living, and referral groups such as Living Life to the Full are now suspended until further notice, however there are online alternatives - please see the corresponding pages for details. For more information and resources please see www.stepiau.org/covid-19

Self Harm

Self-harm is when somebody intentionally damages or injures their body. It's usually a way of coping with or expressing overwhelming emotional distress.

You can access more information and support from the following organisations:

SelfharmUK is a project dedicated to supporting young people impacted by self-harm.  https://www.churcharmy.org/Groups/245319/Church_Army/ms/Amber_Project/Amber_Project.aspxThe Amber Project exists to support any young person (aged 14-25) in Cardiff and the surrounding areas who has experience of self-harm.

You could also have a read of this self-help book - click on the cover for a preview on Google Books:


Tracy Alderman (1997)