Self Harm. Key understandings Jon Dauphinee Sarah McMullin Natasha Brewer. What is self harm?. The act of deliberately causing harm to oneself either by causing a physical injury, by putting oneself in dangerous situations and/or self neglect. . Cutting, burning, biting
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1. The individual has, on 5 or more days, engaged in intentional self-inflicted damage to the surface of his or her body of a sort likely to induce bleeding, bruising, or pain (e.g., cutting, burning, stabbing, hitting, excessive rubbing), with the expectation that the injury will lead to only minor or moderate physical harm (i.e., there is no suicidal intent).
Gain knowledge about self-harm
Show concern for their well-being
Contact and encourage discussion counselors
Support new behaviors
Avoid guilt, shame, judgment
Discuss stressors, coping strategies, negative and positive thoughts and strategies to get support