James Rhodes on Self Harm & Survival
“It’s not just skinny teenage girls, it’s investment bankers in their 50s, and no one talks about it. It’s so important.
It can be quite an effective tool for dealing with stress.” (Guardian )
Acclaimed classical pianist and author James Rhodes (whose new autobiography addresses in graphic detail the brutal child abuse he experienced by a teacher since the age of 6) empathises with the ‘epidemic-level’ numbers of people who self-harm in the UK.
Musician James Rhodes, sexually abused as a child at school speaks to Newsnight on the day he won the right to tell the world about his experiences: BBC