Danielle Jacobs has Aspergers and she’s prone to panic attacks and self harm. Her dog, Samson, is trained to see the signs of potential self harm and intervene.
Caution: This is graphic and could be a trigger for self harm, but it’s also a powerful display of compassion. If you struggle with self-harm, talk to a parent, teacher or pastor to get help. *See additional resources below.
*1-800-DON’T-CUT – More info on self-injury
*SelfInjury.com – Referrals for therapists and tips for how to stop.
*1-800-273-TALK – A 24-hour crisis hotline if you’re about to self-harm or are in an emergency situation. (*Via Seventeen.com)