I think of ending my life every single day. Things have gotten a lot worse since I failed math. It made everything a lot worse. I have lost hope in everything and I even stopped praying. I never thought I would grow up to be such a burden. I need someone to talk to, help.Updated 1 April 2022 under Ask Us.
We are so glad you reached out for help. You and your life matters, you have a purpose here on this earth. It’s very important that you know that you […]Read more »
Lately my younger sister has been watching videos about self-harm and reading (even writing) stories involving suicide. She’s only 9 years old. Naturally my family is very concerned for her mental health. How do we help her?Updated 7 January 2022 under Ask Us.
Thanks so much for your question. It makes total sense that you and your family are concerned about your younger sister and want to support her! It is important to […]Read more »
I have always had self-harming ticks to cope with my anxiety, but there’s one I picked up recently that makes me concerned to say the least. I punch my head to get rid of my intrusive thoughts. Is hitting the top of your head a form of self harm?Updated 10 November 2021 under Ask Us.
Thank you for asking this. It’s an important question to discuss. Anxiety is felt by many children and adults alike, and some do resort to harming themselves as a way […]Read more »
I’m usually a happy person, but sometimes I feel upset and inclined to self-harm. However, since I’m not diagnosed with Bi-Polar depression I don’t feel like I deserve help. Is it just a phase? How can I get over this if I’m not validated?Updated 20 January 2017 under Ask Us.
Some moodiness is normal throughout the teen years, but especially in the early teens. It’s possible that this is a phase and you will feel better in time. However, if […]Read more »
Hello, I been feeling very depressed for the past two years and I’ve turned to cutting & burning myself to escape these tough feelings. But my main question is: How do I stop?Updated 11 January 2016 under Ask Us.
I’m sorry to hear about your troubles. The most important thing is to get help so you don’t have to try to deal with this alone. It is important that […]Read more »
Lately I’ve been feeling very sad and it won’t stop. At one point I thought about ending my life and I have also self-harmed myself multiple times. I really want to get help, but I’m too scared to tell my mom. Please help.Updated 18 December 2014 under Ask Us.
It is VERY IMPORTANT to talk to a trusted adult and get help right away! If you feel that you are unable to talk with your mom, you should talk […]Read more »
Making a decision to stop self-injuring is a big first step. Remember that learning healthier ways to handle intense feelings will take time. The key to recovering is to get […]Read more »