I’ve spent a long time dealing with depression and self-injury. Although often bitter, I hope that I can turn my tragedy around to help others dealing with similar issues.
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My blog is intended to educate and help people, but I am not a licensed therapist nor will I be immediately available to help you with your needs. Here are some resources to turn to if you need help:
National Suicide Prevention Hotline (USA): 1-800-273-8255
The Trevor Project (for LGBT youth): 1-866-488-7386
More info on self-injury: 1-800-DON’T-CUT
Hotline for people contemplating suicide: 1-800-SUICIDE
Self Injury Foundation’s 24-hour national crisis line: 1-800-334-HELP
Domestic violence hotline: 1-800-799-SAFE
Real Help For Teens’ help line: 1-877-332-7333
List of suicide helplines for various countries: http://www.defyingmentalillness.com/worldwide-suicide-helplines/