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Harp Mental Health and Well-being Resource - website for health professionals involved in assisting asylum seekers and refugees
While there is limited research in the field of asylum seekers and refuges and
self-harm, anecdotal evidence suggest that, many asylum seekers (especially women
living with violent partners) are self abusing (through cutting and other forms
of self-injurious behaviour). Asylum seekers distress maybe compounded by their
past experience, as well as their current living conditions. Deliberate self-
harm may indicate a risk of suicide.
Deliberate self-harm should never be ignored.