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Self harm in older adults

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Seeking Relief

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I’m new to the forum. I hoped to find and hear from people who are still struggling with self harm after the age of 60. I desperately need to hear that I’m not alone and unique and that I can stop before I go too far.
 
Foxjo

Foxjo

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Hi and welcome to the forum!
You are not alone there are members here that are similar age to yourself. Hopefully they will see your thread and offer support.
In the meantime I wanted to welcome you.
Hugs
Fox
 
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Seeking Relief

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Hi and welcome to the forum!
You are not alone there are members here that are similar age to yourself. Hopefully they will see your thread and offer support.
In the meantime I wanted to welcome you.
Hugs
Fox
Thanks much
 
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Marchhare

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I’m new to the forum. I hoped to find and hear from people who are still struggling with self harm after the age of 60. I desperately need to hear that I’m not alone and unique and that I can stop before I go too far.
you are not alone
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daffy

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Hi @Seeking Relief im a self harmer and in my late 60s. I’d gone a couple of years with no SH but unfortunately when undergoing therapy recently it caused me to start again.
Unfortunately it doesnt just stop because you reach a certain age
 
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Quite a relief to know there are a few of us about
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Catty5

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Hello
Hello Welcome 🤗
I hope you find support here.

Age has absolutely nothing to do with it. I’ve been working at “mental health” so many years. I met older people do it. Please don’t think you’re alone. Please seek a help without hesitation.
 
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