PARENTS EXCHANGE Self Injury

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Secret Shame Comprehensive self-injury site; review of psychological literature, suggestions to help you limit or stop self-harm, help for families, personal experience, references, list of treatment resources, and support mailing list.

Psyke  Articles, poetry, pictures and discussion boards dealing with self-injury and suicide.

Rainbows of Hope Information and support for self-injury and suicide. Including self-help, hotlines, poetry and a pen pal section.

Self Injury Facts Self injury is any deliberate, non suicidal behavior that inflicts physical harm on your body and is aimed at relieving emotional distress. "Physical pain is often easier to deal with than emotional pain, because it causes 'real' feelings".

About Self-Harm Advice on self-injury, stress and ways to overcome it.

Self-Injury: A Struggle Information on SI for both the self injurer, and their family. Personal stories, self-injury pen pals, famous self-injurers, reviews of books on SI, poetry, art, writings, chat, message board, and  resources.

Body Image Betrayal and Related Issues Information about Eating Disorders and related issues including: therapy abuse, self-injury (cutting), domestic violence, child abuse, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Links and resources.

James Loughlin's Personal Homepage A personal account of self harming and the affects it has had.

SCAR  Informational writings on cutting and how it originates.

Secret Scars Provides information and resources for those struggling with self injury. Includes message board, chat room, personal stories, poetry and survivor board. Also deals with sexual abuse, borderline personality, and Post Traumatic Stress.

Self-Injury - Secret Pain Personal experience, coping strategies and links for self-injurers and their friends/family.

Self-Injury Site: A Healing Touch Offers educational material with information on self-injury, self-help, reasons and myths. Including a section for poetry, lyrics and a message board.

Still Standing  An online journal of a sexual abuse survivor dealing with episodes of self-injury. Includes links to original poetry and other self-injury and abuse sites.

American Self-Harm Information Clearinghouse Myths, awareness, Documents, and resources.

Bill of Rights for People Who Self-Harm An estimated one percent of Americans use physical self-harm as a way of coping with stress; the rate of self-injury in other industrial nations is probably similar. Still, self-injury remains a taboo subject, a behavior that is considered freakish...

Self Injury in Adolescents Short Fact Sheet and suggestions

 Self-Injury Awareness Links and Information

RecoverYourLife.com Exploring "self-destruction" in all its forms. Online Support Group.

 

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