Category: Facts

Fact Of The Day – 4th March 2018

Although most self-harming individuals seem to be of average or above intelligence, like most of the population they generally lack a thorough understanding of how the human body works. This allows for severe and unintended permanent and/or life-threatening injuries. Read more →

Fact Of The Day – 2nd March 2018

Most people inclined towards self-harm feel that they lack control over their environments and circumstances. Self-harm can offer illusions of control and independance while draining many self-harming individuals of the drive to assert themselves. Read more →

Fact Of The Day – 25th February 2018

There are many historical examples of self-harm in history as a way of relieving stress, anxiety and frustration. These include an example provided by the famous Greek historian Herodotus, who wrote of a Spartan leader who was thrown into the stocks after exhibiting strange behavior. Read more →