Self Injury Awareness Day 2016

There is a stigma surrounding people who experience depression and anxiety, and even more so for people who self harm.

Fortunately, there are sites and resources that provide information to help people understand self-injury. We live in a time and place where mental health issues should be accepted, not stigmatized: those who struggle with difficulties should also be free in expressing mental health problems instead of being trapped in the silence.

Here are a few resources to spread awareness about the seriousness of self-injury and mental health problems:

friends factsheet

LifeSIGNS fact sheet on Self Injury Awareness

Learn more about self injury and help stop the stigma.


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