Self-harm Is Real

Sarah Tushemereirwe

When someone talks about self-harm, many still believe it’s more of a silly myth and rather a stupid call for attention. But the truth is, it’s not.

In 2013 about 3.3 million cases of self-harm were reported with the most cases happening to people between the ages of 12 and 24.

For 7 years from 2005 to 2012, I  battled with cutting or intentionally injuring myself for a long time. I never thought it could become something so addictive.

I thought addiction to be things that “seemed” pleasurable like drugs, sex, food but not cutting and neither biting!

Self-harm is real

Self-harm also known as self-injury, is defined as the intentional, direct injuring of body tissue, done without suicidal intentions.

Self-harm Is Real - Free Mind Hive I have kept fighting and surviving every battle that has come my way. – Free Mind Hive

The most common form of self-harm is using a sharp object to…

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