Today is Self-Harm Awareness Day

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.

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