what YOU can do
Find out how severe the situation is. If you are worried about their safety call 9-1-1.
Ask why they do it & how it makes them feel. Try to determine what the need fills.
See if you can make a safety plan with the individual.
Remove access to share or dangerous objects.
Let them know you are there for them - that your priority is to keep them safe.
WHO can help
Seek counseling or mental health treatment.
Call a local or national hotline
Reach out to a social worker
Contact another licensed mental health worker