What self-injury is

Short definition “Self-injury is a coping mechanism. An individual harms their physical self to deal with emotional pain, or to break feelings of numbness by arousing sensation.” LifeSIGNS Tweet If you wish to quote our definitions, you must give attribution to “LifeSIGNS at www.lifesigns.org.uk” Long definition of self-injury “Self-injury is any deliberate, non suicidal behaviour … Continue reading What self-injury is