Every Scar Has A Story: Self Injury, Coping, Healing

Every Scar Has A Story: Self Injury, Coping, Healing

By Amanda Fox Trigger Warning: this blog post contains information about self-harm. Recently, we were asked if we would cover a rather difficult topic, that of suicide and suicide prevention. As often happens, our discussion of the topic meandered off to that of Self-Harm or Self-Injury to some. While both merit coverage, it is that […]

Self-Injury Facts and Fallacies: SIAD 2013

Self-Injury Facts and Fallacies: SIAD 2013

By Amanda Fox Trigger Warning: this blog post contains information about self-harm. “I don’t cut because I want to die. I cut because I want to live.” That could easily be the motto of Self-Injury Awareness Day (SIAD) this year. Self-Injury occurs in about one in every eight individuals at some point in their lifetime. […]