Support for those who self harm in any way shape or form, and for the loved ones of self harmers

  • slstone24 posted an update in the group Group logo of Self Harm SupportSelf Harm Support 1 month, 3 weeks ago

    Hi everyone. Does anyone have any ideas for how one might approach this topic to parents/loved ones? It’s been several months since I stopped cutting myself, during which I was also heavily indulging in alcohol, but the scars, literal and emotional, still remain. I am on a beach vacation with my family so they are probably going to start asking…[Read more]

    • I just did things and didn’t think it, it feels like leaping off a massive cliff and I just wouldn’t look down but jump. It’s like every thought says “no” but I had to overcome that with action – leaping. Seeking professional help and telling your loved ones so you can get help is a big first step in your recovery process.

  • Glad to see a self harm group; I have struggled with self harm since my early teens. It took a very long time for me to get a grip on it and even now I still have the urge, I have just learned to be more effective at stopping myself and not letting so many things drive me to that edge.