That’s what Billie Eilish would say to her friends if they were hurting themselves. For the celebrity who thought she wouldn’t make it past seventeen, Eilish is now much happier with life. She has mentioned in many interviews that she is glad that people had reached out to her in her darkest moments.
But reaching out to a person who is self-harming can be awkward. We see those raw marks on the arm, thigh and parts of their body which they try very hard to hide. Starting a conversation about something so private and personal can be uncomfortable. Here are some articles that may help you understand more about the condition and start a conversation with your friend.
Self-Harm, your will learn about the tell-tale signs, causes of self-harm and some alternative coping mechanism
and if you suspect your friend is intentionally hurting themselves, read this:
Help, my friend is self-harming. This article will explore how to get a conversation going.
You may also want to read Prevent suicide, in case your friends share about plans to end their own life.
Please read this if you are struggling with suicidal thoughts, please seek help immediately. Please believe that nobody wants to die, we just want our problems to end. Though we may not know how to get out of our problems, someone else may have the solutions. Please get help.
Every life is precious, please share this article with as many people as you can.