We’ve been talking about it for a couple of decades for the simple reason that far too many kids are doing it. “It” is self-injury. I’ve blogged on it on numerous occasions. Our good friend Marv Penner has become a renowned expert on it. Marv has written a helpful book and is leading seminars on understanding and ministering to self-injurers. Kids who cut and self-injure are everywhere. . . and we need to be there for them.
Here’s anon-sectarian self-injury infographic that came to our attention recently. It offers an initial peek into an issue that we must understand and address in our homes and in our youth ministries. . .