This is why people should be more aware, because depression, being suicidal, self-harm they're not always easily seen. So be good to people and try to make their day a little better in some way because you never know what's really going on on the inside. -Ray
Many people who self-injure say they do it because they normally feel "numb" and cutting helps them to "feel alive." Others talk about the "sense of control" they may get from self-injury. This may be the first time or thing that they have felt a sense of control in their lives. Most agree that incidents of self-injury are triggered by stress and anxiety.