Claire Shortland 'even now I don't know why I self-harm'

Claire Shortland who is 24 and from Derby, is working for charities helping young people who self-harm as a way of aiding her own recovery.

She explains it's not always possible to know why self-harmers do it.


4000+ self-harm calls to helpline

ChildLine, YouthNet, and YoungMinds are today launching a campaign to mark Self-Harm Awareness Day. The day is being supported by X-Factor star Tulisa.