There were winners: Texan wallbuilders, Washington swamp-drainers, men with combovers and British voters, because it means we're no longer seen as the world's biggest self-harmers
His leg is broken, and he's been enrolled in group therapy for self-harmers
A study in England showed that the suicide rate in the first year among self-harmers
presenting in A&E was 66 times that of the general population.
But experts say the true figures are much higher and fear there is a hidden epidemic of young self-harmers
who don't end up in hospital.
There's research where self-harmers
have reported that by deliberately hurting themselves it can often change their state of mind.
CHILDREN are deliberately hurting themselves after copying other self-harmers
Yes, to some extent he has been advantaged and maybe even assisted by the self-harmers
from across the city but even so, Lennon's achievements in his three-and-a-half seasons in charge are hugely admirable, especially his European successes.
Favazza and Conterio (1988) (7) found that 97 percent of their self-harmers
do not always turn to the stereotypical behaviour of 'cutting' as a way of expressing or coping with their emotions.
Research by the young people's mental health charity YoungMinds also found four in ten young kids still don't know where to go for help; a third of parents would not seek professional help if their child was self-harming; two in three teachers don't know what to say to youngsters who self-harm and almost half of GPs feel they don't understand why young self-harmers
People think self-harmers
are freaks who are just crying out for help, but that is not the case at all.
Between January and August this year local psychiatrists saw 1,054 self-harmers
in total - nearly as many as they treated during the whole of last year.