self-harm

Comics!

'Alien Body Two: Identity Crisis,' Today's Comic by Valentine Gallardo

Valentine details more about her battle with bulimia and self-harm.
Valentine Gallardo
2.6.19
Life Inside

What It’s Like to Be a Cutter in Prison

This isn’t a place that provides treatment, help, or even empathy to those who suffer from stress, depression, and mental illness.
Deidre McDonald
8.17.18
Church

Terrible Tales of a Lizard-Smoking, Blood-Drinking Satanic Cult

In a town with a reputation for religiousness, a group of Satan worshippers are among the faithful.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
6.11.18
mental health

4 Ways to Calm Down When You're Freaking Out at Work

When a frustrating situation makes your head explode, try this advice.
Jasmine Banks
6.1.18
mental health

Depression Tattoos Can Help People Cope

“It’s almost like a battle scar in some ways."
Rajul Punjabi
3.1.18
Twitter

Twitter Updated Its Rules Around Tweeting About Self-Harm and Suicide

More specific guidelines outline what the platform won’t tolerate when it comes to encouraging suicide.
Samantha Cole
2.21.18
mental health

Nightmares Are Especially Disturbing When You Have a Mental Illness

Researchers explore the link between bad dreams and the desire to self-harm.
Mariana Plata
11.14.17
mental health

Google Searches About Suicide Increased After Netflix’s ‘13 Reasons Why’

Many mental health experts worried the show glamorized suicide.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.31.17
self-harm

The Challenges of Blocking Self-Harm Imagery on Social Media

A new study examines the roles social platforms like Twitter, Tumblr, and Instagram can, or should, play in stopping the spread of graphic self-harm imagery.
Steven Blum
7.25.17
mental health

When Suicide Happens at Immigration Detention Centers, Who Is to Blame?

According to a recent report, serious lapses in mental health care at immigration detention centers across the US has led to premature and preventable deaths.
Annamarya Scaccia
5.26.17
The Social Network

When Death Becomes Social Media Spectacle

Media professionals are wary of Facebook moderation guidelines.
Meaghan Beatley
5.23.17
What's Freaking Me Out

Why Biting Your Nails and Picking Scabs Feels Weirdly Satisfying

These behaviors are all natural—to an extent.
Caroline Beaton
5.22.17
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