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.
Archive for category: Self-injury
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.
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.