Study suggests people who self harm suffer more with physical health

It is well known that people with mental health problems are less likely to get the help that they need with physical health problems and are therefore more likely to experience poorer physical health and earlier death. Harmless have been thinking about what this means for people that self harm, and how we ensure individuals who self harm are supported with all of their medical needs. We found this recent article that talks about these very issues. Let us know if you have thoughts about this, or any other issues relating to the needs of people that self harm.

http://news.yahoo.com/self-harm-linked-earlier-natural-death-124358192.html