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There are a number of ways to help yourself in the long term, accept your feelings, build your self-esteem, look after your general wellbeing and understand your self-harm in more detail.
Read on to find out how you can access immediate help if you cannot keep yourself safe.
Self-harm is when you hurt yourself as a way of dealing with very difficult feelings, painful memories or overwhelming situations and experiences.
During intense urges to hurt yourself, it can be hard to imagine that it's possible to do anything else. But there are steps you can take to help you make other choices over time.
Suicidal feelings can range from being preoccupied by abstract thoughts about ending your life, or feeling that people would be better off without you, to thinking about methods of suicide, or making clear plans to take your own life.