Self-harm is a very prevalent and serious issue in the United States and all over the world. Check out these stats from an article written by HealthyPlace.com: Each year, 1 in 5 females and 1 in 7 males engage in self-injury 90 percent of people who engage in self-harm begin during their teen or pre-adolescent years Nearly 50 percent of those who engage in self-injury activities have been sexually abused Females comprise 60 percent of those who engage in self-injurious behavior About 50 percent of those who engage in self-mutilation begin around age 14 and carry on into their 20s Many of those who self injure report learning how to do so from friends or pro self-injury websites
Approximately two million cases are reported annually in the U.S. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Because of how important this is, I wanted to share a wonderful app that I discovered that is directly geared to helping with self-harm.
The app is called Calm Harm. Check out the website here. Download for iOS here. Download for Android here. Calm Harm is free and offers all kinds of suggestions to help with overcoming self-harm. Check out the screenshots below: The main reason I love this app is because it is especially helpful when you are experiencing the urge or desire to self-harm. There are so many options to turn to in this app, that there is something for everyone.
I recommend that any person that is struggling with self-harm and working to remove self-harm from their life add this to their repertoire of tools and tricks in building the life they want. I help overcome self-harm. Contact me today to begin your healing journey.