Self-injury- Non-suicidal self-injury, often simply called self-injury, is the act of deliberately harming the surface of your own body, such as cutting or burning yourself. It’s typically not meant as a suicide attempt. Rather, this type of self-injury is an unhealthy way to cope with emotional pain, intense anger and frustration.
( Lewis tells the story of his own life, which eventually brought him to researching Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) professionally. This intense and personal story gives insight into the internal struggles of someone who has dealt with self-injury and gives hope to those who may be struggling with the battle themselves). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G17iMOw0ar8
- Self-harm continues to be a big issue among youth. Adolescents are at an increased risk, with recent data showing that approximately 15% of teens reporting some form of self-harm. The writer and director of the movie, Faith Bishop, along with the teen cast and crew wanted to make this movie to start a conversation and raise awareness about the issue.