Self harm is when people harm themselves on purpose. Self harm is used by some people as a way of helping them cope with something that is happening to them, or has happened to them in the past.
Self harming can be very dangerous so if you are self harming the most important thing is to keep yourself safe.
If you're feeling sad, angry, alone, there are people who can help you find different and safer ways of coping that work for you.
Who can help
You can also visit SelfHarm.co.uk which is a website for young people and includes information about how to keep yourself safer.
If you need help in an emergency contact the Ambulance Service on telephone 999.