Raising awareness of the issues around self-harm
Now run as an annual campaign, 1st March is Self-Injury Awareness Day. Designed to raise awareness of self-harm for the general public and for professional health care workers, it has been supported for several years by organisations hoping to increase our understanding of the issues surrounding it. LifeSIGNS in the UK is one of the organisations promoting the campaign, and you can see their Self-Injury Awareness Day page at http://www.lifesigns.org.uk/siad/
LifeSIGNS is encouraging people to share their video as a starting point. It hopes we can to talk more freely about the issues it raises, in order to educate our friends and family, colleagues and health care workers:
You can find out more on their site including self-help, guidance for others and how to support their important work.