Understanding Self-Harming

What is self-harm?

Self-harm is when a person feels the need to hurt themselves, and people can self-harm for different reasons. It can be to deal with strong emotions, like anger or sadness or unbearable tension that they feel unable

Women’s Health womens health

A further 3 in 4 respondents (74%) thought that women would say the pandemic has had a negative impact on their ability to access healthcare services. Better education and training of healthcare professionals as service and treatment gatekeepers. A common …

Women’s Health womens health

Generally, respondents felt that improvements could be made to the relationships, sex and health education curriculum taught in schools. However, this comes with the caveat that just 55% of respondents were aware that menstruation, contraception, pregnancy and the menopause are …

Womens Health womens health

As gender language continues to evolve in the scientific and medical communities, WHC will periodically reassess this usage and will make appropriate adjustments as necessary. When describing or referencing study populations used in research, WHC will use the gender terminology …