Stopping self-harm can be like quitting abusing drugs or alcohol. Dear Lord Jesus Christ, I ask that you guide Katie as she moves in love for her friend to talk with him about the pain she sees him suffering. Nonsuicidal self-injury. Plz send me info on a free teen self cutting group for my niece who I can take to weekly in the new orleans Louisiana area. Mayo Clinic does not endorse companies or products. Your email address will not be published. I have been doing this for a little over two years now.
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Caring for People who Cut Themselves (Help for Self-Injury)
Do your best to listen to what they have to say without interrupting by telling them what to do, how to feel, or offering your judgment about their behaviors. Self-harm behaviors usually begin in adolescence and these teens. Many work hard to overcome difficult problems. And then somehow, you're in another place. Treating teens who injure themselves is multi-faceted. While people with non-suicidal self injury do not intend to completed suicide, they may cause more harm than intended, which could result in medical complications or death. Next time they asked I just said, 'no, thanks — it's not for me.
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I feel like, in a way it's my fault, and that makes me cut more. I love you all so much! Nobody knows what he'll do in the future but here's a couple of thoughts for you. Self-injury is self-inflicted physical harm that is serious enough to cause bodily damage or to leave marks that last at least two hours. People who injure themselves are in pain. For example, experts in adolescent mental health increasingly talk about the contagious effect on girls of exposure to other cutters, whether friends or acquaintances found through the Internet.
But then I thought about how lame it was to do something like that to myself for no good reason. Those at the most risk are people who have experienced trauma, neglect or abuse. When the behaviors interfere with daily living, such as employment and relationships, and are health or life-threatening, a specialized self-injury hospital program with an experienced staff is recommended. Why get pulled into something you know isn't good for you? Hurting yourself—or thinking about hurting yourself—is a sign of emotional distress. For someone with depression, for instance, an antidepressant may lessen harmful urges.
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