Self-Abuse / Self-Mutilation
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Self-Mutilators Anonymous (SMA)
National. 22 affiliated groups. 12-Step. Fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other, that they may solve their common problem and help others recover from physical self-mutilation. Information resources. Online self-help group meetings available.
Secret Shame: Self-Injury Information and Support
Online. Offers web board and separate e-mail lists for self-injurers, their family and friends (E-mail lists are named BUS for 'Bodies Under Siege' and are located in the left hand column). Extensive information resource on self-injury and self-abuse. Resources for how to deal with self-abuse and the self-abuse of family members or friends.
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