Self-Injury Resource Library

Re-Write: The Journey from Self Harm to Healing
ReWrite is a book that cuts through stigmatizing and medical terminology to help those who cut and help their friends and family have a better understanding of self-injury; includes a bonus workbook by co-author and mental health provider.

Suicidal or Self Harm
Brief animated, psycho-educational video about self-harm and thoughts of suicide; mature content.

5 Myths about Self-Harm
A short BBC video of folks who self-harm who aim to bust myths about the topic.

Freedom from Self-Harm: Overcoming Self-Injury with Skills from DBT and other Treatment
Self-Help Worksheet or Module
This workbook offers a guide to stopping self-injury by providing facts about self-harm, corrects common myths, and provides self-soothing techniques you can begin using right away for regulating difficult or overwhelming emotions.

From Scars to Strength: The Poetry of Recovery
In this intimate and poetic TED Talk, artist and Executive Director of youth mental health organization shares her insights about self-injury, self awareness, recovery, systemic issues, and hope.

Calm Harm
This app provides tools to help you "ride the wave" in a customizable way that you can later rate; available in Google Play and the Apple App Store.

Alternatives for Self-Harm Resource
Self-Help Worksheet or Module
All suggested by folks who self-harm, this toolkit offers a variety of tips and resources to help delay or avoid self-harm.

Indigenous Student Mental Health and Well-Being Special Interest Group Resources List
A resource list to key Indigenous organizations, tools and, media to enhance understanding and to support culturally safe practices that foster positive mental health and well-being; scroll through these resources to find what may be helpful in your search for grief support.

Self-Injury Outreach & Support
This Ontario website has everything you want and need to know about self-injury - whether you are someone who self-injures, want to provide information to others so they know the most helpful way to support you, or you are concerned for someone else - browse now.

A free and confidential phone or text line specifically for post-secondary students who want professional counselling and information/referrals for mental health, addictions, and well-being; available 24/7/365.