Personal Stories

Click here to read people's recovery stories and quotes and even share your own.

Learn to cope with urges

Resources to help cope with self-injury urges.

For Helping Professionals

Resources for Medical ProfessionalsMental Health Professionals and School Professionals.


Dr. Lewis shares his story...

Stephen Lewis, Co-Founder and Co-Director of SiOS recently shared his own self-injury story in a Tedx Talk. The talk took place at this year's Tedx GuelphU Event on February 7.

The theme for this year's event was Building Bridges.   





All information found on SiOS is provided for information and education purposes only. The information is not intended to substitute for the advice of a physician or mental health professional. You should always consult your doctor for specific information on personal health matters, or other relevant professionals to ensure that your own circumstances are considered.


A Parent's Story

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Sylvie shares her story when her daughter self-injured

Self-injury in Youth

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en français

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Please click here to access self-injury resources in French.

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