A briefing paper on self-harm has been published describing indicators, data and strategies on the topic.

Self-harm is defined as an intentional act of self-poisoning or self-injury irrespective of the type of motivation or degree of suicidal intent. Self-harm in Norfolk has been above the national average, however recently (2016/17) it is close to the average England figures. Local strategies, plans and services continue to work with a view to reducing self-harm within the county.