Category Archives: Self Harm

Self harm moves into the cybersphere

I’m quite alarmed to read this article on the BBC website about the increase of ‘cyber self harming’ – where people troll or bully themselves via social media. It can consist of posting online questions about oneself deliberately in the … Continue reading

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Self harm: how can you help?

I have written before about self harm (see here) but today I want to write more specifically about what self harm is and how you can help someone who is self harming. What is self harm? The National Self Harm … Continue reading

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Self Harming

Quite a serious post today, which has been triggered by my concerns about a recent online phenomenon which came to my attention yesterday.  It seems that hundreds (thousands?) of young people are being encouraged- or are encouraging each other – … Continue reading

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