5 Not Obvious Signs of Self Harm

Self-harm, also known as self-injury, is defined as the intentional, direct injuring of body tissue, done with or without suicidal intentions.There are so many misconceptions about self-injury. Among them, people who self-injure are really trying to commit suicide. In reality, self-injury is the act of physically hurting yourself on purpose without the intent of committing suicide. If you know someone who has self injured or you yourself are, and want to gain a better understanding, do consider watching this video.


Here’s a video we did in the past on how to tell if someone is thinking of suicide:


Barrett, A. (2016, December 17). Save A Life: 8 Signs To Recognize Self Harm. Odyssey. Retrieved August 16, 2018.

Self-injury/cutting. (2018). Mayo Clinic. Retrieved August 16, 2018

Posted on October 31, 2018 by Harmony Administrator

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