The Self-Harm Directory

April 22, 2014 | 12:18 AM |

Anonymous said: i have been cutting for 2 years and i had got help and managed to go four months without cutting. i relapsed last week and have cut serveral times since, what would you reccomend doing to stop the urge?

I like reading, writing poetry and this website link (basically lets you cut your screen instead of yourself), sleeping is a good option and sometimes drawing on yourself. I know of people who run also. Different things work for different people, what some find helpful others find triggering. these are only a few options and your unfortunately only going to find whats best for you through trial and error.

April 22, 2014 | 12:12 AM | 1 note

midnightstar02 said: i have a friend, his tumblr is called mydeathwassslow .. he suffers from schizophrenia, depression etc, alot of mental health problems which causes him to feel suicidal nearly all the time, including selfharming himself. hes talked to therapists etc, but it just doesnt work, & hes still seeking help, because his problem is just getting worse & worse.. plz help pass round his tumblr so it can fall into the hands of someone who can help, you dont know how much that will mean to us. thankyou <3 x

Give him some love if he still needs it! Sometimes the most helpful thing comes from the most random place!

April 22, 2014 | 12:11 AM | 1 note

thejenuine1 said: What blog can be triggering that I could follow?

I don’t promote self-harm so I wouldn’t even tell you if I knew.

April 22, 2014 | 12:10 AM |

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October 07, 2013 | 12:38 AM |

Anonymous said: should I get my husband to see someone about eating his fingernails way pass the end of his exposed nails? He doesn't think there is any thing wrong with it. He is eating the skin around the nails. He also cuts into his toe nails until they bleed. He said he has ingrown toe nails, He is a diabetic and has caused a lot of trouble with his toes to the point of near loosing one. I am at a lost as to what to do, I told him I was not working to get any more of his self imposed wounds well.

Get him help. No matter how much you say to him if it hasn’t reached him yet it won’t until he is ready to accept it and sometimes it easier to accept help from an outside source then someone close to you. Definitely get your husband to see someone but tread carefully because this would of compulsive harming of ones self sometimes leaves an individual unwilling to accept help.

October 30, 2012 | 11:34 PM |

craziness-is-a-warm-gun said: i started cutting bout 2 months ago, my family is destructing itself, people bully me at school and i just cant stand it anymore, last night my dad hit my sis & just the thought of it makes me cut again i feel so lonely, i hurt inside, i feel like im breaking, i got no more hope and my fake smile is starting to fade away & im so tired to act like im ok when i hate myself.Everyone thinks im ok cus im always smiling & in a good mood, but no one looks furder than that fake happiness

I’ve been doing that for years. You just have to take life day by day. Find reasons to not cut but remember while I don’t encourage cutting it is a coping mechanism. Keep moving forward and eventually (though it may take years) things get better and life gets a little easier.

October 30, 2012 | 11:32 PM |

Anonymous said: I have to go to the doctor's soon so how should i hide my scars? foundation doesn't cover how bumpy they are

sweat shirt maybe? i have similar scars and going to the doctor hasn’t given me issues in the past

October 03, 2012 | 05:51 PM |

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August 09, 2012 | 01:09 AM |

New Additions

scarstearsburns written by a 16 year old self harming, depression ridden teen wh posts her feeling and relogs things which connect to her
birthingpyre I’ve been struggling with self harm, in multiple methods (cutting, scratching, carving, burning, bruising) for six years.
recedentia Mountains and Bridges
thisisa-suicide Hi, I’m Raven. I’m a cutter and my blog really expresses that. I’m not actively trying to stop, and I don’t have any plans to. But I am here if anyone ever needs to talk. So… yeah.

Blog Name Changes
o-b-l-i-o is now deepest-seas

August 01, 2012 | 10:45 PM |

Anonymous said: Today was the first day i ever cut, i had to, i made myself do it. My boyfriend says he wants to take a break, and i don't know if that means break up or just space, i gotten so upset and scared. I took the pain away by cutting. I don't want to do it again, but i need someone to talk to, like im in pain and i don't know what to do.

First off, I apologize for the late reply.
second, don’t cut again! Self-harm is a coping mechanism but it is also destructive and addictive. I speak from experience when I say quiting takes years. There are a number of sites that are nonjudgmental and will talk to you and help you figure things out. psyke.org is my favorite and recoveryourlife.com is good as well. Finding someone to talk to who you trust is often the most effective option so I urge you to find someone trustworrthy to speak with. I’m always happy to listen as well. I answer questions here and on my personal blog herredscream.tumblr.com

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