Self harm and Army?

Hi, I used to self harm in high school for basically a year (8 years ago) will that stop me from being able to get into the Australian army? I can't hide the scars or anything so it will be obvious.

4 Answers

  • 7 months ago

    No, it shouldn't prevent you from joining as long as you don't have any documented mental illnesses.

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  • 7 months ago

    Make up some bullshit excuse for the scars. Say your dad abused you and did it idk. Not like they can prove it was you.

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  • Anonymous
    7 months ago

    It should stop you. Seek another job. I wouldn’t be comfortable giving you a loaded gun.

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    • Adam Lane
      Lv 4
      7 months agoReport

      Erh I'd be comfortable giving him a loaded gun. He's not a ***** that's what you military needs

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  • Mark
    Lv 7
    7 months ago

    Nope. I DO wonder, though, why it is usually a girl who "self-harms".

    • Brittany7 months agoReport

      My self harm was not related to mental health issues per say, it was related to the peer pressure in the environment I was in at the time. I'm not sure if that's a common reason for females?

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