The labels seems to focus on the behaviour, the harm, rather than the person in distress trying to cope.
Archive for category: Self-injury
We hope you like our new motto for 2014, which is also the wording on this year’s wristbands. These few...
It can be hard to find long-sleeved tops and light jumpers in the summer. If you believe it’s important to have a wardrobe that suits how you feel about showing or not showing scars on your arms then autumn is a good time to go shopping.
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.
Distraction boxes can help you fight the urge to self-injure. Your distraction box can contain almost anything that could prove helpful to you in times of need; in this article, our Community Manager Lauren shares the contents of her distraction boxes and how she feels they help her cope with SI.
Misusing medication - whether over the counter or prescription medication - is a form of self-harm and needs to be taken seriously. This article highlights some of the possible dangers of overdosing, along with plenty of helpful links to where you can seek advice on moving away from the misuse of meds.