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Self Harm Help Overview
Self-injury is a serious response to stress, depression, fear, or distress. Self-injury, whether by cutting, burning, or otherwise hurting oneself, affects many people of all ages. In 2010, 713,000 Americans visited the emergency department due to self-inflicted injuries (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2010). Overcoming the urge to self-harm can be difficult without understanding what drives people to self-harm and learning healthier alternative coping strategies. This course is designed to help you decrease self-harming behaviors and gain a better understanding of why you do what you do. There are four lessons within this course.
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When to Seek Professional Self Harm Help
If your symptoms persist and significantly interfere with your day to day life, it is important to seek professional self harm help. We can assist you in locating a therapist that is geographically close to you.