It is estimated that 10% of young people struggle with self harm. Imagine that. In a classroom of 30 pupils, 3 will be hiding their cuts and scars. It’s not a little phase; it’s a serious and potentially dangerous coping strategy. Spread the word, raise awareness, reach out, hang in there.
10% of all suicides are teenagers’. (that’s 100,000 per year). this is so sad-it doesn’t need to be this way.
Q:hey. I cant stop saying this, i love your blog and did you draw your Header yourself? ist amazing! i love to see you are in recovery , thats great. take your time. hope you'll be ok. stay strong <3
thank you honey. Yes i did- this morning hah. you’re so sweet. Hope you are doing good too! xxx
Q:So I love your jacket in your dp
why, thank you
Q:Hi. I'm bulimic and although i havent takn a blade to my skin, i consider it self harm just the same. I find there's a lot of similarities between the two and i wanted to say that every time i feel an urge i make sure im around people. - it really helps. good luck.
I agree- although sometimes the motives are a little different, your condition is a form of self injury. I hope you are on your way to recovery. - thanks for the tip, stay strong xx
Q:ive been following you on Instagram for like ever :3 so glad i found you on tumblr. you're doing a great thing. P.S 2 months clean!! :3 xxxx
congratulations on the 2 months! that’s amazing- keep it up.
and thank you, keep IG’ing ;) xx
Q:Hey there. Just wanted to share some of my story. I've been battling with self harm (mainly burning) for a few years. Not guna get into why I started, just that I was overly stressed and I thought it helped. Turns out it only made things worse. Like you, I'm currently in recovery and doing my best not to relapse. But some days I don't even want to recover. Then I try to think of the people in my life who want me to be well. for the most part it works (and i love your blog btw. thank you!) xx
hey, thanks for sharing. Kudos on the recovery- i hope you stay strong. and you’re right- it does make things worse ultimately. Thanks for the tip beautiful. xx
Q:I know right I see all these post about deep cuts and big scars makes me feel that my problems don't matter here either and makes me feel really self centered and I hate it when people see my scars
me too. I’m not bothered by them in this kind of community.
Then I go out and I am… stay strong xx
On Tumblr: Everyone has scars and I don’t feel like a freak.
Real Life: No one’s even heard of SH and I am a freak.
You listened to my photo before, so I hope you listen to these;
1 million people die by suicide each year.
-This means there is one successful suicide
every 40 seconds.
- This is more than the number who die from
war and murder combined.
- And it remains the second biggest cause
of death in teenagers.
100,000 teenagers die by suicide every year.
- Adolescents make up 10% of all suicides.
- A further 10% of these will have been treated
for self harm in a hospital in the year before
Help me raise awareness.
(^ 1 in 10 people are estimated to self harm. A statistic that has risen from 1 in 5 in the last two years.)
Felt this quote deserves to be known.