There are many things that you can do to help you through a moment where you feel like self harming.
Below is a list of methods that you can use to help yourself get past the cravings. Click on them to find out more information about each method:
- Self help box
- Glitter bottle/ Calm jar
- Ice cubes
- Ice dive
- Felt tip pens
- Elastic bands
- Write your negative feelings on paper and tear them up
- Have a hot bath
- Listen to music
- Talk to someone
- Using pillows to work through your feelings
- Controlling your cravings with mindfulness
- Working out your feelings through emotional intelligence
We are constantly expanding this list so keep checking back to find new coping techniques for dealing with self harm cravings.