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Self Mutilation

Confessions of a Former Cutter

Melanie McKinnon | Posted 05.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Melanie McKinnon

Being able to talk about my issues and feeling like I had a support system were the keys to me getting completely mentally healthy again. I'm hope by telling my story I can reach someone who might feel like they're crazy, too, realize they're not, and get the help they need.

Dr. Steve Perry: Promiscuity Is A Form Of Self-Mutilation For Daddyless Daughters

OWN | Posted 03.10.2014 | OWN

For girls who grow up without fathers, it's not unusual to act out sexually and look for validation in all the wrong places. Promiscuity is often obse...

Tumblr Revises Policy On Self-Harm Content, Bans 'Hunger Blogs'

Posted 02.23.2012 | Home

In the wake of the Huffington Post's recent exposé on the rapidly growing teenage "thinspo" community on Tumblr, which promotes and glorifies anorexi...

Michael Vick, Black Swan, and David Foster Wallace: An Act in Three Acts

Zac Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Zac Hill

And what do we do with the worst parts of ourselves? We lose them. And we live.

Prosecutor: Brazilian admits faking Swiss attack

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ZURICH — Prosecutors said Thursday that a Brazilian woman has admitted faking an attack by Swiss skinheads and lying about miscarrying twins. T...