Cutting

One Young Woman's Story of Depression, Self-Harm and Hope

Terezia Farkas | Posted 12.09.2014 | Canada Living
Terezia Farkas

Erin Farkas is a smart, articulate young woman who's been through depression's grinder. She wants to help other young people fighting depression, anxiety or suicidal thoughts. In 2014, Erin posted a YouTube video talking about her struggles with anxiety, depression, self-harm and bullying.

I Don't Need to Cut Myself, My Eating Disorder Is Self-Mutilation

Sandra Charron | Posted 09.22.2014 | Canada Living
Sandra Charron

I have an eating disorder. But the moment I am asked, "Do you cut yourself? Please lift your sleeves and your pant legs so I can check," my spot on the treatment totem pole for my eating disorder drops considerably. Because I don't cut myself. I never have.

How My Tattoo Made Me More Body Positive

Elizabeth Hawksworth | Posted 08.28.2013 | Canada Living
Elizabeth Hawksworth

I was a cutter for about 10 years of my life. I wasn't ever going to get a tattoo. I didn't think they were for me. However, I realized sometime last year that I've already marked myself with permanency. And choices I made when I was at my lowest are not the permanent marks I want to carry with me the rest of my life.

Self-Harm Websites Becoming Growing Problem Among Teens

CBC | Posted 05.29.2012 | Canada Living

Psychologists say that self-harm and cutting is a growing trend among Canadian teenagers and videos posted online are showing them how to...