Our society often thinks of scars in a negative way, as disfiguring or unsightly, and people who have scars are self conscious of their appearance. They expend considerable effort to hide or reduce the appearance of their scars. For people who have scars due to a history of self harm, the stigma is much worse. Not only are they self conscious about the cosmetic appearance of their scars, they are concerned that their scars will reveal to the world their history of depression or anxiety. As long as our society imposes a stigma on mental illness, people with self harm scars feel like their scars hold them back from professional and personal success. The scars are also a daily reminder of what was most likely a very difficult period of their lives. Reducing the appearance of these scars goes a long way in helping the recovery process for these individuals.
As a community service, we would like to offer this procedure at reduced cost or no cost to people suffering from self harm scars who are in financial need. If cost has held you back from treating your scars, please fill out this form and we would be happy to help you regain your confidence.