I think I’m depressed and I self harm but I don’t want my parents to find out. What should I do?

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Last Updated: 07/03/2018 at 3:33am
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February 12th, 2018 3:16pm
Talk with your doctor about how you're feeling and where you can turn for some extra help. This may really help you knowing that it's a confidential conversation and she can point you in the right direction, a lot of the time even despite your financial circumstances.
June 26th, 2018 8:33pm
Speak to a trusted adult, consult with someone on 7 Cups, note down when you feel you want to self-harm and seek counselling support.
July 3rd, 2018 3:33am
In my experience telling an adult hasn't really helped, but that's probably not true for everyone. Try finding an alternative to self harm?