SELF INFLICTED: A Film about Non Suicidal Self-Injury (cc)


Self Inflicted is an up close and intimate portrait of NSSI (Non Suicidal Self-Injury.) NSSI is the purposeful destruction of one’s own bodily tissues in an effort to alleviate emotional distress. Typically, NSSI shows up in the form of cutting, burning, bruising, etc. Through interviews with the top research scientists in the field of NSSI, along with sociologists, as well as life-time to novice self-harmers, viewers gain insight into this increasingly common coping mechanism. Reassuring advice from the people coping with this illness, as well as from the professionals, lets viewers know that NSSI can be managed, and treated with good outcomes.
Trigger Warning: This film is about Non Suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI) and includes images of knives, lighters, cigarette burns, scars, bandages, implied self injury, as well as extensive dialogue on self-injurious behavior.
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Grades 7-College   25:37 min.   2015   DVD-1750

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Item #: DVD-1750