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Our priority is to support survivors and people who self-harm. We also support the people it indirectly affects, like family and friends. Please feel free to discuss the issue and gain effective support in our forums.


What to post/ what not to post in the Self Injury Discussion forum.



What to post in the Self Injury Discussion forum

* Posts asking for support regarding your self injury.
* Posts asking for support in recovery from self injury.
* Posts about typical forms of self injury (i.e. cutting/burning.)
* Tips and secrets for staying Self Harm free - how you overcome urges and how you begin to start to cope without Self Injusry



What not to post Self Injury Discussion forum

* Posts that glamourize or encourage self injury.
* Posts that describe specific details about a method of self harm, which could amount to being tip-sharing.
* Anything contrary to EHEALTHforums terms and conditions for posting, including pictures/photographs of self injury.
* Posts regarding eating disorders go in the Eating Disorders forum.
* Posts regarding abuse go in the Troubled and Abusive Relationships forum.
* Posts about alcohol/drugs go in the Addiction forum.
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replied May 7th, 2009
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Thanks for the advice, but I don't think many self-injurers are going to commend self injury. Most of the self-injurers I know are at least somewhat ashamed of their practices.
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replied June 9th, 2009
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1-800-DONT-CUT and the website (www.selfinjury.com)

I just read a post with this on it..NO ads. just straight talk and help..Please all my new cutting friends check this out..

Thank you to poster who sent this in..kd
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replied December 1st, 2010
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I am a newbie here and just wanna say Hi to everyone. I am Crystal from Louisiana, US.

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replied May 8th, 2012
To cure self injury(i.e cutting, burning), you can used tubes to treat self injury or you can used home tips like when you get little bit burning, you can used milk to prevent from burning.
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