Today, March 1st is Self-Harm Awareness Day, but I think it deserves more than a day. I won't say much about it because other people have already published wonderful articles about it, I recommend that you read ^NicSwaner
's Fears vs Dreams
, both contain a lot of wonderful information and share touching experiences.
What I can tell you is this: self-harm is a problem that is often not recognized. It takes many forms, forms that are not recognized even by the person committing it. Self-harm is always a problem, even if you think you have it under control or that it's not serious, it is. If you are currently committing any form of self-harm, or if you suspect anyone else is, reach out for help. Both articles contain links and resources to guide you, and I'm here to talk
Make yourself orange! If you have a subscription you can install this beautiful skin:
prepared a lovely ribbon avatar for you to use:
made a beautiful Artisan Crafts feature
and she's available to talk too
I picked some more crafts related to self-harm, please enjoy them and if you think I missed any let me know
some of them donate the profits to organizations dedicated to preventing and treating self-harm, so if you're looking to make a contribution this is your chance to get something pretty in return too!