In this guest article, Charis considers one of the common myths around self-injury: whether SI can be considered 'copy-cat' behaviour.
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Charis wants everyone to know that making assumptions about people who self-injure is unhelpful. There is not a 'typical profile' for someone who relies on self-harm, although there are some drivers that you might recognise. Charis knows she had a privileged upbringing; and her story goes into the pressures behind many people's self-injury.