Resources for Coping with Self-Harm and Suicide Ideation:

If you or a loved one is struggling with suicidal thoughts please call or text the National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1(800)-273-8255. 


Calm Harm

This is an app that is intended to prevent self-harm ideations using an evidence-based approach called Dialectical Behavior Therapy  (DBT). The app promotes 7 techniques and skills: comfort, distract, express yourself, release, random, and breathe. The app is available for Android and iOS devices.

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HelpGuide is a resource that provides information on cutting and self-harm including identifying triggers, coping strategies, and supporting a loved one who self-harms. 

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AFSP: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

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The AFSP is an organization that provides resources for those affected by suicide through research, education, and advocacy. 

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SAFE clinic provides outpatient services to adolescents and adults who engage in self-harm behaviors. On the website, educational lectures from professionals in the field, resources for preventing self-harm, and places to find therapists and treatment/advice are included. Additionally, there are blog posts about individuals sharing their experiences with mental health.

S.A.F.E. Alternatives


"If you’re thinking about suicide, are worried about a friend or loved one, or would like emotional support, the Lifeline network is available 24/7 across the United States."



Suicide Support Line