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.

The Amber Project exists to support any young person (aged 14-25) in Cardiff and the surrounding areas who has experience of self-harm.

You may also benefit from this self help guide:

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

The Scarred Soul

Tracy Alderman (1997)