A few years ago my friend came to class with marks on his arms. It was clear these were from self-harm. Since I had met him, he never had such marks. Everyone in my friend group noticed, but none of us asked him about it. Later that day, another one of my friends told me… Continue reading Helping a friend in need
In this addition of Sing It Out, we will be taking a look at Demi Lovato’s song, Warrior. The song tells the story of a survivor, who is telling their story of struggles as Lovato wrote it about her struggles with her mental health and self-harm.
According to a google search, self harm is the “intentional, direct injury of body tissue most often done without suicidal intentions.” A person who self harms will explain their behaviour as a way of dealing with situations out of their control and feelings toward difficult or painful experiences. Most self harmers attempt to keep it… Continue reading Tips for Friends: Self Harm