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Self-Harm

Understanding Self-Harm

2023-01-09T21:16:21+00:00DBT, DBT Therapy For Teens, DBT Therapy for Trauma, Depression, Self-Harm, Teen Counseling, Treatment for Young Adults|

Understanding self-harm behavior can be complex. It can be hard to comprehend why people self-harm, and it can be incredibly upsetting if it's your loved one. Naturally, we want to understand why. Why do people hurt themselves? While we understandably want these behaviors to stop, they're not always straightforward. It takes time to learn [...]

Effective Treatments for Suicide Prevention: Highlighting DBT During National Suicide Prevention Month

2022-11-20T17:08:23+00:00CBT, DBT, DBT Skills, DBT Therapy For Teens, Depression, Self-Harm, Treatment for Young Adults|

Each year in September, mental health professionals, advocates, and no allies come together to celebrate National Suicide Prevention Month and raise awareness of suicide prevention efforts. Within the month of September, the 10th is reserved for World Suicide Prevention Day, to remember those who have been impacted by suicide and to advocate for treatment to [...]

How DBT Uses Behavior Analysis to Address Self-Harm

2023-01-25T15:13:29+00:00Self-Harm|

The problem with self-harm is that it is both scary and satisfying at the same time. It’s frightening because of the injury it causes to your body. However, at the moment when you feel stressed, anxious, or are otherwise flooded with emotion, it’s the only thing that helps. That’s why self-harm can be so difficult to address and resolve

5 Ways to Help a Loved One Who Self-Harms

2021-12-26T20:56:06+00:00Self-Harm|

Knowing that someone you love is self-harming can be very difficult. You don’t want your loved one to be suffering at all. Yet, you know that they have been dealing with some severe issues for a long time. Seeing them not only emotionally distraught but also physically hurting themselves is painful to watch. You want to [...]

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