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Tag Archives: Self-Injury Awareness Day
Understanding the role of self-injury in the context of trauma. Continue reading
You can employ a variety of techniques to break the reliance on self-injury as a coping mechanism. These can involve distraction, delay and learning skills for expressing emotions more adaptively. Continue reading
Self-Injury Fact Sheet, created by Deb Martinson, provides basic information about self-injury and how it functions. Continue reading
Common Myths about Self-Injury provided by American Self-Harm Information Clearinghouse Continue reading
March 1st is Self-Injury Awareness Day.
Self-injury is defined as any deliberate behavior that causes physical harm but is not done with conscious suicidal intent that a person engages in to manage or decrease emotional distress. Self-injury is something that is often misunderstood, even by helping professionals. Continue reading