Posts by Wendy Lader

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  • Life after self-injury?

    I’ve gotten many e-mails from people who don’t believe that it is possible to live without self-injury. They may have tried to stop, but have not been able to succeed, or they fear what life will be without the behavior. If anyone out there thinks this way, I’d love to hear from you. I would…

  • S.A.F.E. Alumni

    I’m interested in hearing from S.A.F.E. Alumni. I have had a lot of e-mails for people who are considering the S.A.F.E. program but would love to hear from people who have completed the program. So, if there are potential clients who would like to speak with alumni, this would be the place to do it!…

  • Medical Procedures

    As an addition to Deb’s question, I am also curious as to what type of experiences you have had with plastic surgeons/surgery and dermatologists. Have you had procedures that you can recommend, or others you would suggest avoiding?? If you have a doctor who has been great to work with, let us know, as we…

  • welcome to the S.A.F.E. Blog

    I just wanted to sign in and let you know how excited I am about the addition of this blog to our site. I want to thank those of you who have offered feedback… and encourage others to take a risk and sign on!!! Special thanks to Cheri for sharing your words of excouragement and…