Tag Archives: self-harm

Reasons Not To Hurt Yourself

Reasons Not To Hurt Yourself by Cheryl Rainfield Because you do not deserve to be hurt, not by anyone, not even yourself; Because you deserve the same compassion, kindness, and love that everyone else does, and that you would give … Continue reading

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Stop dangerous practice of “weight grades” on report cards by signing the petition! (And enter to win 1 of 2 copies of Scars)

UPDATE: Now you can win 1 of 2 signed copies each of Scars, Purge by Sarah Darer Littman, Hope in Patience by Beth Fehlbaum, and I’m Not Her by Janet Gurtler just for signing the petition! Let us know on … Continue reading

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Free Bookmarks for Scars with tips on dealing with self-harm…and a way to use the bookmarks

I offer free bookmarks for Scars with tips on how to deal with self-harm; if you want some, just email me your snail mail address. You can also access the tips at my site. (You can also request a free … Continue reading

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New blog on self-harm and Scars

If you’ve used self-harm, know someone who has, feel alone, or just read Scars and enjoyed it, I hope you’ll check out my new tumblr blog on self-harm and my novel Scars. I hope you’ll leave a comment or question! … Continue reading

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Today Is National Self-Injury Awareness Day

I’m glad the day exists, though I wonder how many people know about it. Self-harm is something that not a lot of people talk about, and when they do, there’s often shame. People often respond to self-harm with anger, blame, … Continue reading

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Tips on Dealing With Self-Harm

My tips on dealing with self-harm are now up on my site. (I had some technical difficulties with my redesigned site.) These are the tips I wrote that are on the back of my three bookmarks. If you know someone … Continue reading

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My author interview for Scars on Fox 25 Morning News

My interview on Fox 25 Morning News in Boston today was such a lovely, positive experience! Kim Carrigan, the interviewer, was so friendly, professional, and kind with me, and asked wonderful questions. And Michele Lazcano, the producer, who greeted Julie … Continue reading

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Why I Write About Self-Harm, Sexual Abuse, Being Queer, & Other Tough Stuff

Read about Why I Write About Self-Harm, Sexual Abuse, Being Queer, & Other Tough Stuff on Raw Ink. You may need to join to read. I may also post it here in full text, if you all want me to.

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