Self-harm Sentence Examples
Cutting and self harm is a growing concern for both teens and their parents.
Episodic self-harm can progress to repetitive self-harm after as few as five or as many as 20 episodes.
Throughout the article there are quotes from young people who self harm.
Safe Alternatives is a world-renowned program for teens that self harm at 1-800-DONT-CUT (1-800-366-8288).
Many had co-morbid substance misuse and a history of self-harm.Advertisement
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.
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).
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.
Also because issues like self harm and suicide and depression are prevalent issues, it's important that people dealing with depression receive proper treatment.
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.Advertisement
Major self-mutilation is the least frequent form of self-harm.
Early 2000s studies have found increased reports of thinking about suicide and self-harm, among children and teens taking venlafaxine (Effexor).