Feel Good 101: Self harming

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"Originally Published on Sep 13, 2014

FEEL GOOD 101 SERIES: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=...
ADVICE Q&A: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3y9912...
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This was an incredibly hard and personal video to make. It's the only video on self-harm I will make. I didn't simply want to make a ""you can do it!"" video like so many others do. I wanted to try and go deeper into how society still treats this issue despite the dramatic increase in depression and its symptoms, as well as methods to help begin a journey into recovery. Self-harming develops into an addiction, and should be treated as such.

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SUPPORT HELPLINES

As well as the sources of support I mentioned, there are also helplines you can call if you are contemplating suicide or self-harming:

UK: Childline - 0800 1111

US: 1-800-DONT CUT (1-800-366-8288)

Australia: SANE - 1800 18 SANE (7263)

I'm sorry I'm not able to list helplines for every country in the world. Please search '[country] self-harm helpline' if you need someone who can help you.

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VIDEOS MENTIONED

The Promise: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXdKdg...

To People Who Are Self Harming: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0umb_W...

How To Deal With Depression: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=olu1qw...

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"Sometimes i look at my scars and see them more like battle scars that i feel proud of. And other times i feel ashaimed of them coz of the people i've hurt when i've harmed myself."

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