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www.webmd.com/mental-health/features/cutting-self-harm-signs-treatment

Cutting. It's a practice that is foreign, frightening, to parents. It is not a suicide attempt, though it may look and seem that way. 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. But for kids, cutting helps them control ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/self-injury/symptoms-causes/syc-20350950

Aug 8, 2017 ... Adults, especially those who work with children, should be educated about the warning signs of self-injury and what to do when they suspect it. Documentaries, multimedia-based educational programs and group discussions are helpful strategies. Promote programs that encourage peers to seek help.

www.mentalhealthamerica.net/self-injury

Warning Signs. Warning signs that someone may be injuring themselves include: Unexplained frequent injuries including cuts and burns,. Low self-esteem,. Difficulty handling feelings,. Relationship problems or avoidance of relationships, and. Poor functioning at work, school or home. People who self-injure may attempt to ...

www.wikihow.com/Tell-if-Your-Teen-Is-Cutting

Other warning signs may include wearing bracelets that hide their wrists and refusing to change in a locker room. 5. Pay attention to any talk about self-injury. If your teen mentions cutting or self-harm, even as a joke, you should take it seriously. Talking about self-injury is a giveaway that ...

www.teenissues.co.uk/warning-signs-of-self-harming.html

Warning Signs of Self Harming. Very often people think of self harming simply as cutting, or an individual literally cutting their own skin such as with a knife, razor or scissors. Unfortunately self harming includes many more behaviours as well. Poisoning, intentional overdosing, head banging, burning oneself and other acts of ...

www.theodysseyonline.com/self-harm-signs

Dec 17, 2016 ... A person may have cuts on their hips, bruises on their upper arms, or damage to their internal organs. Therefore, it can not be assumed that a person with no visible wounds is not inflicting harm to themselves. Self harm has various warning signs, many of which are overlooked. Recognizing the warning ...

www.helpguide.org/articles/anxiety/cutting-and-self-harm.htm

Warning signs that a family member or friend is cutting or self-harming. Because clothing can hide physical injuries, and inner turmoil can be covered up by a seemingly calm disposition, self-injury can be hard to detect. However, there are red flags you can look for (but remember—you don't have to be sure that you know ...

yourselfseries.com/teens/topic/self-injury-cutting/what-are-the-signals-that-someone-is-cutting

Self-harm can be difficult to detect. People who cut can seem perfectly okay on the outside when really they have a storm raging inside. And just as they are afraid to deal with the emotions, they are also likely to be afraid to admit to cutting . As such, they will often go to great lengths to hide it. Her are a few warning signs that ...

www.ulifeline.org/topics/135-cutting

Over one-third of the respondents in a college study who reported cutting indicated that no one knew about the behavior. Here are some warning signs of cutting: Unexplained burns, cuts, bruising, scars, healing or healed wounds, or similar markings on the skin—small, linear cuts are especially common; Implausible stories ...