Non-Suicidal Self-Injury / Self-Harm

Self Injury Support

Information & Forums:
Created by a self-identified "recovered self-harmer," the Sirius Project website has a lot of great information about self-harm from how to define it to how to overcome it. The website has a list of alternatives to self-harm, guidance on creating a crisis plan, and descriptions of different CBT and DBT therapy techniques.

To Write Love on Her Arms

TWLOHA is a movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and invest directly into treatment and recovery.

The Butterfly Project

Information & Exercise:
A special practice for avoiding self-injury by drawing butterflies on yourself (more guidelines on the website). This exercise has proven highly effective for a lot of people struggling with self-injury.

Self Abuse Finally Ends (S.A.F.E)

Information Line: 800-DONTCUT (3668-288) Note: this is not a crisis line. You may have to leave a message and someone will call you back to give you the information you need.
S.A.F.E. is a highly regarded treatment approach for NSSI. The website has information about treatment and links for help in finding a therapist for help with NSSI.


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