[Run For Your Life] Challenges
So when he shared with me that there was a time in his life he seriously contemplated suicide, I was shocked. Then mumbled something awkward.
And then I sat, and I listened.
Dare to Talk. Dare to Listen.
After listening to my friend, one thing stood out above everything else: I hadn’t seen any of his signs. And not because I didn’t care, or wasn’t observant — I simply didn’t know what to look for.
And that is the driving force that led me to create a film about Self-Harm.
I want to raise awareness of what Self-Harm is, and how connecting emotional pain with physical pain, no matter the medium, is a cry for help.
What Can 5 Minutes Do?
First: like most people, I am by no means an expert on self-harm, or how to handle different situations.
But it’s entirely within our control to learn.
Take 5 minutes, and give yourself the opportunity to help a friend:
If you have another resource that you’ve found useful, please add below in the comments.
Grow As a Person
Educating yourself on self-harm is an opportunity to grow as a person. To become aware of mental health issues. To understand and connect with another human being’s journey, and nurture relationships.
Give yourself the tools to help others, and yourself, be their best.