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LifeSIGNS – Self-Injury Guidance & Network Support
We provide fantastic information about self-injury and while we never tell anyone to ‘stop’, we do support people as and when they choose to make changes in their lives.
LifeSIGNS is the user-led voluntary organisation creating understanding about self-injury. Founded in 2002, we’re now in our second decade and it’s our continuing mission to guide people who hurt themselves towards new ways of coping, when they’re ready for the journey.
Help yourself right now; read about self-injury; download our fact sheets; support a friend; ask us a question about self-injury; learn how to get help; join us on Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook. Read more about us and our mission.
- Our Self-Injury Awareness Day page is the number one resource for SIAD – just Google it!
- We were on Inverclyde radio talking about SIAD.
- New video for Self-Injury Awareness Day – please share. Watch on Facebook, or Youtube, or Tumblr, or Twitter.
- Join our virtual SIAD event – Self-Injury Awareness Day 2015.
- Latest track from Crimson Tale raises money for LifeSIGNS in time for Self-Injury Awareness Day – listen and download now.
- Twitter has made LifeSIGNS a ‘Trusted Resource‘ to help make the Twitterverse a little safer for people.
- New wristbands now available – in good time for Self-Injury Awareness Day on the 1st of March. Get your wristband now.
- Raise awareness on TV and the radio by joining our ‘Media Opportunities’ Facebook Group.
Help yourself now
Get a handle on your self-injury.
Lindsay shares the worst things to say to people with mental ill-health - and offers guidance on to talk to people compassionately.
With Self-Injury Awareness Day just six days away, we’ve got loads of things you can use to raise awareness, or get help for yourself.
Kyla, studying at Cardiff University, talks about how people can feel when they discover someone they're close to hurts themself. How can people support friends who self-injure?
Our SIAD video is free to share, and already proving popular on Facebook. Do you agree with our 2015 messages?
Written for healthcare professionals - as first-responders and carers, here's an intro to self-injury.
Emma resorted to self-injury when here relationship with her father got worse and worse. Struggling to feel worthy, Emma worked hard to gain her confidence and happiness.
The latest track from Crimson Tale raises money for self-injury awareness. Listen now, and then download / get the CD.
We change our wristbands slightly each year; the wording is always new, and we sometimes include purple with the traditional orange colour. This year we've gone back to plain orange, but with a glow. That's right, our 2015 wristbands glow in the dark!
I always get a little overwhelmed at this time of year by the number of well-meaning posts and articles that...
Twitter has selected LifeSIGNS as a 'Trusted Resource'.
Self-help and self-care can replace self-injury. Especially if we get a little extra support at tough times.
Self-Injury Awareness Day 2015
SIAD occurs on 1st March every year, and has done so for sixteen years or more.
SIAD is an international event that is recognised across the globe.
LifeSIGNS is proud to have supported Self-Injury Awareness Day for well over a decade, and we’re the number one resource for SIAD material.
- Visit our SIAD page now for things to do.
Raising awareness about self-injury is incredibly important. Awareness leads to understanding and empathy, banishing judgment and fear, and reducing the number of people who feel alone and suffer in silence.
“Breaking the (si)lence around self-injury”
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