Is there someone you know that might be harming themself? It’s a difficult line to tread when interacting with someone who feels the need to engage in behaviors that bring them pain, and the last thing you want to do is approach the process without a clear understanding of what’s right and wrong. Let’s dive
Most of us are aware of the more common addictive substances and behaviors. Gambling, shopping, working, internet, or social media use, are just some examples of the various addictive behaviors prevalent in our society. But recent studies have shown that we can add another to that list: self-harm. How can the desire to harm oneself
A new report released mid-November examining teenagers and self-harm found troubling results. One in 12 teenagers will engage in self-harming activities such as cutting, burning or other life threatening risks. The study was conducted by the Center for Adolescent Health, Melborne, Australia.