How to use Self-harm in a sentence

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  • Throughout the article there are quotes from young people who self harm.

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  • Cutting and self harm is a growing concern for both teens and their parents.

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  • Safe Alternatives is a world-renowned program for teens that self harm at 1-800-DONT-CUT (1-800-366-8288).

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  • Episodic self-harm can progress to repetitive self-harm after as few as five or as many as 20 episodes.

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  • Many had co-morbid substance misuse and a history of self-harm.

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  • If at any time you feel out of control of your emotions or find yourself entertaining thoughts of self-harm, contact a professional counselor, call a depression hotline, or confide in a trusted friend.

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  • Also because issues like self harm and suicide and depression are prevalent issues, it's important that people dealing with depression receive proper treatment.

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  • Self-mutilation, also called self-harm, self-injury or cutting, is the intentional destruction of tissue or alteration of the body done without the conscious wish to commit suicide, usually in an attempt to relieve tension.

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  • Other forms of self-harm include biting, hitting, or bruising oneself; picking or pulling at skin or hair; burning oneself with cigarettes, or amputating parts of the body.

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  • Girls are four times more likely to engage in self-harm than boys, with girls between the ages of 16 and 25 at highest risk, although many girls begin cutting in middle school (ages 12 or 13).

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  • Major self-mutilation is the least frequent form of self-harm.

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  • Early 2000s studies have found increased reports of thinking about suicide and self-harm, among children and teens taking venlafaxine (Effexor).

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