Content Warning: Self-harm/self-injury
March is Self-Harm Awareness month. As members of a marginalized communit(y/ies), many of us have experienced trauma and healthy or unhealthy coping behaviors in response to it. Self-harm is one such unhealthy coping behavior
We hope that through this newsletter you gain a better sense of what self-harm is and how to better support someone who engages in the behavior.
If you yourself are experiencing it we have some ways to seek help. You are not alone.
Check out some mental health resources on Stonewall Japan’s site here: https://stonewalljapan.org/resources/mental-health/Newsletter-March-2019