What to say to someone who tells you they are cutting

When someone tells you they are cutting, they are struggling and looking for someone to listen.  Connect with the pain first.

In other words, you don’t say things like, “You are so wonderful, why would you do that to yourself?” Because they might read more

My First Tattoo. Covers my Scars, but Not my Journey

By Tammy Ozolins

Late one night I came home depressed. Living with Bipolar is difficult enough, but the depression was getting the best of me. So, I decided I had enough and I took a handful of my mom’s sleeping pills and was excited to be ending my life.

I then went to my bedroom and I remember read more