On this very important episode of Mercy Talk, we wanted to take some time to shed light on what
can often be a misunderstood topic: self-injury/harm. We want to encourage you that this episode is
meant to be a resource in your journey in helping others, but it is by no means exhaustive. March 1 st  is
“National Self-Injury Awareness Day,” so, we wanted to spend some time talking about this issue that
can feel very complex, as well as some ways you can better love and support those around you who
are struggling with self-harm.  Also, in this episode…

  • The importance of not projecting our own discomforts/fears on those who are sharing their
    struggles with us
  • Questions to ask if we’re concerned someone is self-harming
  • Owning our unique role in helping others and referring them when we need to
  • For more information on how you can support someone who is dealing with a life controlling
    issue, please click on the free resource here