• Overview of Self-Harm
    • Self-harm refers to an individual harming their own body. This may include cutting punching, burning, and bruising one’s self. Those that harm themselves use self-harm to cope with stress, loneliness, or negative emotion. However, those who engage in self-harm are at higher risk for attempting suicide and should seek help to find positive ways to cope with their stress. If you are engaging in self-harm, visit the at the UM Counseling Center to learn positive ways that you can deal with your stress. To make an appointment at the Student Health Services, click here.

For more information, visit the National Institute of Health website here.