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

2022-09-22T20:39:52+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


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


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 [...]

Self-Harm and Your Teen: 5 Signs of Self-Harming Behaviors

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

Signs Your Teen May be Self-Harming As a parent, it can be terrifying to imagine the possibility of your teen participating in self-harming behaviors. Self-harm is a complicated and difficult world to understand from the outside, which can make knowing how to help your child a frustrating process. Many destructive, self-harming behaviors can be easily [...]

Teens Who Self-Harm

2020-08-14T16:22:03+00:00Self-Harm, Teen Counseling|

Why Are So Many Teens Cutting Themselves? Cutting is a form of self-harm that is increasing in the adolescent population. Both males and females use cutting as a way to reduce unwanted emotions like anxiety, anger, sadness, and tension. Adolescents cut when they want to escape a difficult situation and as a way of expressing [...]

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