People Are Starting To Worry About MeSuicidePeople Are Starting To Worry About Me<div class="ExternalClass8F866D5E23924FF484DA0B488A11E7C7"><table class="MsoNormalTable" border="0" cellpadding="0" width="100%" style="width:100%;"><tbody><tr><td style="padding:0.75pt;"><p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">People are starting to worry about me. I've attempted a few months ago and the people at church knew about it. Now, things have been getting tough and now people are starting to worry I might do something. They're noticing my cuts and I'm scared. I don't know what to do. Help??</span><br></p></td></tr></tbody></table></div><div class="ExternalClassD53270B733074FFD8884FAA40838E7F8"><p><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">We are so glad that you are reaching out for support today. This sounds like a very stressful situation you are going through right now. <span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">We understand,</span><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;"> </span><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">it can be difficult feeling like people are watching you.</span> Even though it is hard to deal with people being worried about you, the fact that they are worried, shows that they care about you. It sounds like you have a support system within the church, </span></p><p><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">We want to be able to help you find more positive ways to cope, so your self harm and suicidal thoughts don't try to take over. It often helps to think about things that interest you and make you feel calm when trying to find a coping skill that works for you. Copings skills can be as simple as taking deep breaths, counting to ten, listening to music, or journaling. Below we will list a couple of links that have other ideas on how to cope positively with this stress you are feeling:</span></p><p><a href="/Pages/tip-99-coping-skills.aspx"><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">http://www.yourlifeyourvoice.org/v2/Pages/tip-99-coping-skills.aspx</span></a></p><p><a href="/Pages/tip-101-positive-things-to-say-to-myself.aspx"><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">http://www.yourlifeyourvoice.org/v2/Pages/tip-101-positive-things-to-say-to-myself.aspx</span></a></p><p><a href="/Pages/tip-feeling-better-about-yourself.aspx"><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">http://www.yourlifeyourvoice.org/v2/Pages/tip-feeling-better-about-yourself.aspx</span></a></p><p><a href="/Pages/tip-self-injury.aspx"><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">http://www.yourlifeyourvoice.org/v2/Pages/tip-self-injury.aspx</span></a></p><p><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">We encourage that you look at these links and try to use some of the tips to start coping positively with your daily stressors. There is a link that has 99 coping skills that you can look through and see which ones work for you. There are two articles that discuss ways to feel better about yourself and start rebuilding your self-esteem. Finally the last article discusses self-harm and ways to stop using this as a coping skill. </span></p><p><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">We are happy that you are reaching out. </span><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">Thank you so much for taking this step for yourself. You are not alone! We hope you reach out for more support!</span></p><p><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">Sincerely,</span></p><p><span style="font-family:tahoma;font-size:17.3333px;">Jessica, Counselor</span><br></p></div>13

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