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The pain secret shame of self injury (SI) - Myth: People who self-injure are crazy /or dangerous. FACT: It is true that many people who self-harm suffer from anxiety,depression or trauma, just like millions of others in the world. SI is how they cope. Slapping them with a “crazy" label isn’t helpful. Myth: If the wounds aren’t bad, it’s not that serious. FACT: The severity of a person’s external wounds has little to do with how much he/she may be suffering internally.