Did you know that self-harm is not a suicide attempt or even necessarily a cry for help?
I practiced self-harm as a teen as did many other people I know. I was fortunate in that my harming only lasted for a couple of months and I was able to recover with little relapse. This is not the case for many.
Have you struggled with self-harm? Do you know someone who does?
Find out more about self-harm, support and recovery in my piece On the Verge.