*The following post discusses self harm. Please ensure that you are in a safe place mentally before reading. If you are feeling unsafe please ask for help. Lifeline 13 11 14, a friend, your GP.*
People with struggle with self harm urges often use various distraction techniques to help ward off the distressing thoughts. Sometimes it is about getting through the next minute, then the next. One of those techniques is often social media. However social media, and the internet in general can also hinder efforts to distract yourself.