Understanding the triggers What leads you to self-harm? Increasing your understanding of the situations, feelings or thoughts that are likely to trigger the urge to self-harm can help you begin to make changes. Find other ways of coping Make a list of the things you enjoy and build these into…
A ‘safety list’ of solutions that might help you to stop self-harming
A self-help guide people who deliberately harm themselves and wish to do something about it.
This brief self-help guide was developed by the Lothian Psychological Interventions Network. It provides information on what self-harm is and some tips on how to manage it.
An exercise in helping you find a balance in life and actively putting those positive activities back into your life.
We all have to cope and manage with change in our lives for lots of reasons. Here are some tips and thoughts on navigating through a period of change.
If you feel tense a lot of the time, you can try learning some relaxation skills, as these should be helpful.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a psychological therapy based on the relationships between what we think, what we do and how we feel. CBT teaches you how to recognise and tackle problems in the here and now, rather than in the past.