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Rage At God

This post was originally published on Heart Support, it has been reused with permission by: The Heart Support Team. Jake Luhrs, lead singer of Grammy-nominated metal band, August Burns Red, created Heart Support as a place where every music fan can heal and grow stronger. “My rage at God had manifested itself in my everyday…

5 Things to Know About Door of Hope (Help for Self-Harm)

Director and Founder of Door of Hope 4 Teens and Young Adults, Debra Cornacchia, gives TheHopeLine an inside look at how they provide help for those struggling with self-harm. Door of Hope Started from Debra’s Own Struggles with Self-Harm Door of Hope was birthed out of founder, Debra’s emotional pain and her struggles. She had self-harmed from…

Jasman’s Story: Self-Harm

Jasman’s Story: When I was about 7 years old my parents got divorced, but as far back as I can remember they were always fighting and arguing. I started to self-harm when I was 12.  I thought that there was no one out there who cared, knew what I was going through, even knew I was…

Koriander & Ari’s Stories: Help for Self-Harm

  Koriander’s Story Hi.  I’m writing from Brazil, I want to tell my story as a thank you to everyone who helped me along the way, including myself.  I used to cut myself in the arms when I was a teenager…for years. One day, my friend beg me to stop, so at first I did…

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Self-Harm – Defining the Problem

The point of cutting is ultimately to cover over a much deeper emotional pain. Self-Harm Defined: Self-harm is a way of coping with overwhelming emotional feelings such as sadness, self-hate, emptiness, or guilt by purposefully inflicting injury on oneself. It is a secretive and incredibly harmful addiction. It can take on many different forms such…