Today's blog is about self-harm, I won’t be going into details or methods of deliberate self-harm but I will be talking about if exercise is an effective strategy in reducing self-harming behaviour.
It seems strange to me that I have not written about self-harm before. Every day at least twice a day in work I talk and support someone who deliberately self-harms, I have had friends struggle with their own behaviours and tell be about the shame that they feel. But today's blog has been triggered by today’s news story “alarming rise in self harm but only half get care” . “self harm risks being normalised”
So today the news headlines are reporting an increase in the number of young people, particularly women and girls who are self-harming. This news story has been triggered by a very robust scientific study publish in the lancet. The media are portra