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 Self-harm or Non-Suicidal Self Injury (NSSI) is a deliberate, self-inflicted injury to body tissue resulting in damage, but without any suicidal intent. The injury can be superficial e.g. skin tear, bruising or can be disfiguring with subsequent scarring to skin. There is some debate amongst healthcare professionals about whether

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September 8 to September 14, 2019 is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. Tuesday September 10 is recognised as World Suicide Prevention Day Every 40 seconds a person dies by suicide. This means that in the next hour, 90 people will have died by suicide, at the end of today, 2160 will

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