preventing self harm in teens

Preventing Self Harm in Teens: Turning Self-Destruction into Self-Compassion

There is a difference between self-harm and suicidal ideation, however teens who are suicidal are more likely to self-harm.  About one in six teenagers have self-harmed at least once. By adulthood, only about one in twenty have continued to self-harm, usually on a less frequent basis. Preventing self-harm in teens identifies the problem earlier and …

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self-harm in teens

Hurting Others by Hurting Yourself: Spotting Signs of Self-Harm in Teens

1 in 5 females, 1 in 7 males. These are the numbers of children who engage in self-harm ever year. Self-harm in teens is extremely widespread, and while it may seem an absurd problem on the surface – and an easy one to fix – in reality, it runs extremely deep and may be as …

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