How Does An Urge Feel?

You may have heard the ‘need’ to self-harm described as an urge, what does the urge feel like?

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This is something I imagine feels different for everybody, so I’m going to speak from my own experience. It’s a unique feeling and an important one for others to understand. The urge to self-harm is so strong when it takes hold. It’s not the same as craving a…

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Sarah McManus MSc

Sarah McManus MSc

Sarah McManus is a UK-based writer of mental health articles. She has an MSc in Psychology, and writes about mental health, self-harm, and Neurodiversity.