Self-injury is a highly misunderstood ‘problem’; there are so many pre-conceived ideas and myths. At LifeSIGNS, as all of us have experience with SIy, we know what many of the myths and false assumptions are, and we want to make it clear that they are just that: myths.
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There's been a lot of activity at LifeSIGNS over the last few months as you'll know, and one of the great projects we've recently been able to see through is to launch our very own YouTube channel, which is managed by Emmie. The first two videos to go live are included in this blog article!
I'm Laura, and in March I joined the LifeSIGNS team as Blog Manager. My story with self-injury started ten years ago in a fairly 'unusual' way - I broke down in public. In this blog article I chose to introduce myself to you through sharing my story with SI.
We recently received an email from Trisha, who works with people in her community. During the course of her work, she carried out a photo shoot and felt that LifeSIGNS may be interested in hearing about 'Kitten', a model with personal experience of self-injury, who chose to use her modeling opportunity to raise awareness and support for SI.
Life is hard. The difference between people is in how they each cope with what life throws their way, and for some people, self-injury has become their release - or in some cases, distraction - from the overwhelming pressure of it all. In this article, Jennifer kindly shares her story with LifeSIGNS.