This is a wonderful video about Self Injury from Face The Issue narrated by Demi Moore.
Why do people engage in self-injury? Even though there is the possibility that a self-inflicted injury may result in life-threatening damage, self injury is not suicidal behavior. Although the person may not recognize the connection, SI usually occurs when facing what seems like overwhelming or distressing feelings. The reasons self-injurers give for this behavior vary …∞
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What can you do to help a friend or family member who is a self-injurer?