Self-harm is when someone injures themselves on purpose, often with sharp objects like razors, paper clips, knives and pens. When people self-harm, they are typically making small cuts on their wrists, arms, thighs, and stomachs.
SELF HARMTreatment can help self harm
EFFECTS IN EVERY DAY LIFE
We are constantly facing new emotions and stressful experiences in our daily lives and people that engage in self-harm do so as a coping mechanism to these common daily occurrences.
Forms of self-harm:
- Carving words or symbols on the skin
- Self-hitting, punching or head banging
- Piercing the skin with sharp objects
- Inserting objects under the skin
- Pulling hair
- Skin picking
HELP & HEALING
Individuals who seek professional mental health treatment can overcome their self-harming habits. Teaching an individual healthy ways of managing emotions is a pivotal component in mitigating the need to commit harm to oneself. The Meadowglade can help you make the first step in understanding why you self-harm and teach you the tools for long-lasting and meaningful recovery.
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