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Self-harm - Wikipedia


Self-harm (SH), also known as self-injury, is defined as the intentional, direct injuring of body tissue, done without suicidal intentions. These terms are used in the ...

Self Harm - Self Mutilation - Self Injury - Mental Health America


Other forms of self-injury include excessive scratching to the point of drawing blood, punching self or objects, infecting oneself, inserting objects into body ...

S.A.F.E. Alternatives® | Locations


Offers a list of treatment agencies across the USA, as well as dates for lectures and workshops. Includes a description of the features of self-harm.

What Drives Self-Injury and How to Treat It - Child Mind Institute


When kids intentionally hurt themselves, usually by cutting or scratching their skin , as a way to manage difficult emotions. Treating self-injury.

About Self-Injury and Recovery


Nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) is the deliberate, self-inflicted destruction of body tissue resulting in immediate damage, without suicidal intent and for purposes ...

Cutting & Self-Harm: Warning Signs and Treatment - WebMD


Cutting is a form of self-injury -- the person is literally making small cuts on his or her body, usually the arms and legs. It's difficult for many people to understand.

What Is Self-Injury Disorder? - WebMD


Self injury, also called self-harm, self-mutilation, or simply cutting, is defined as any intentional injury to one's own body. Usually, self-injury leaves marks or ...

Self-harm: MedlinePlus


Jun 24, 2016 ... Self-harm refers to a person harming themselves on purpose. About 1 in 100 people experience this. Learn ways to find relief and cope with ...

The Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery


The next NSSI 101 instructor-led section starts on September 21, and well-known self-injury scholar Dr. Elizabeth Lloyd Richardson will be the instructor.

The Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery ...


Categorized resources to help you better understand self-injury. We have tried to make our site easier to navigate by dividing our resources up by topic and by ...

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NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness | Self-harm


Self-harm or self-injury means hurting yourself on purpose. Learn about why people self-harm and treatment and coping.

Overview - Self-injury/cutting - Mayo Clinic


Dec 9, 2015 ... Nonsuicidal self-injury, often simply called self-injury, is the act of deliberately harming the surface of your own body, such as cutting or burning ...

Cutting and Self-Harm: How to Feel Better without Hurting Yourself


Self-harm can be a way of coping with problems. It may help you express feelings you can't put into words, distract you from your life, or release emotional pain.