Jaylen supports the #KEEPFIGHTING movement!

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I didn’t even realize that today was National Self Harm Awareness day, until I saw over 100 pictures with “Keep Fighting” on the arms of my Facebook friends.  Just know that you are not alone, we’re here for you!  #KEEPFIGHTING  – Jaylen Bledsoe

 

What is Self-Harm/injury Awareness day?

Self-injury Awareness Day (SIAD) is a grassroots annual global awareness event / campaign on March 1,[1] where on this day, and in the weeks leading up to it, some people choose to be more open about their own self-harm, and awareness organizations make special efforts to raise awareness about self-harm and self-injury. Some people wear an orange awareness ribbon, write “LOVE” on their arms, draw a butterfly on their wrists in awareness of “the Butterfly Project”wristband or beaded bracelet to encourage awareness of self-harm.[2] The goal of the people who observe SIAD is to break down the common stereotypes surrounding self-harm and to educate medical professionals about the condition.[3]

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