The Adolescent Self Injury Foundation, Inc. (ASIF)
"Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly....."
WELCOME! We are a non-profit organization created for the purpose of offering hope in the recovery process for adolescent and young adult self injurers and their families. We strive to create positive outcomes for this hard to reach population. We help navigate the journey towards wellness and recovery.
ASIF adopted a butterfly as a symbol of inspiration, resiliency, empowerment, and hope for self injuring teens in their journey towards recovery.
Challenges are what makes life interesting, overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
ASIF can help you...
- Understand the complex behavior of adolescent self injury.
- Look for the typical warning signs of adolescent self injury.
- Discover strategies to fight urges of self injury.
- Learn effective tips that will help friends and parents support the journey to recovery.
- Explore current research and new ideas related to self injury.
- Understand the role of therapy dogs who can play a valuable role in the recovery process.
Please look at the tabs to the left to see what ASIF has to offer.
Click on the arrow below to watch the ASIF video "Share the Butterflies."
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