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National Suicide Prevention Month: Thoughts from Ann Jacobus

Ann Jacobus posted on her blog about National Suicide Prevention Month. I’m reposting because there are a lot of important facts on thoughts here that directly relate to this month’s discussion. Thanks Ann! Also, stay tuned for an interview with … Continue reading

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Connecticut Shooting and the Cycles of Abuse

I am sick over the news today. We all are, I’m sure. And I have been reading every news site and facebook status update about the shooting that I can find. I’m sure I’m not alone. And everyone needs to … Continue reading

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

I went and saw The Perks of Being a Wallflower last night. I’d read the novel by Stephen Chbosky a few years ago. He, incidentally, wrote the screenplay and directed the film, as well. I just want to put in … Continue reading

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A Question about Fairy Tales

It turns out that I am a stop and go blogger. I know I haven’t really posted in a month and here I’m about to post twice in one day, and yet the times when I’ve decided to save the … Continue reading

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Self-harm is the Symptom, Not the Disease

Deliberate Self-Harm is an umbrella term that encompasses any non-accidental activity that a person engages in that, well, harms that person physically. Cutting is the most talked about self-harm behavior. But the term also includes head-banging, pulling out hair, biting, … Continue reading

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“It Gets Better”–the Book

The “It Gets Better” project–a nation-wide video project started in the wake of several gay teen suicides–is now a book entitled,┬áIt Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living. With 100 stories, culled from the over … Continue reading

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