Mental illness is something one can’t discuss enough and perhaps when discussed, it after an attempt for suicide has been carried out. Cutting oneself is one issue that can fly unaware as people might not even get to notice it’s about to happen.
Also recognized as non-suicidal self-injury, it is described as a deliberate act of inflicting injuries to the body tissues, and it surely affects about 1 in 5 people across the world. A distinct from people who had tried to commit suicide, people who cut themselves are however not trying to kill themselves. Majorly, they self-harm themselves to feel being alive.
Undoubtedly, self-harming can be very dangerous and one can easily end up in the hospital. This is why a woman has come online to share to the internet her therapist’s advice to draw instead of cut.