a therapist talks to a patient during self harm and depression treatment

How to Find Treatment Centers for Depression and Self-Harm

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: December 19, 2023 Updated: January 8, 2024 Throughout the United States, millions of teens and young adults engage in acts of non-suicidal self-harm. The act of self-harming does not usually have a single cause. Instead, it is a maladaptive coping with overwhelming emotional pain, anger, frustration, or sadness.…

Woman struggling with self-injury and cutting

What Is Cutting and What Are the Warning Signs?

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: November 23, 2022 Updated: October 20, 2022 Non-suicidal self-injury—often referred to as self-harm—involves any act of intentionally injuring or causing harm to oneself. While self-harm can take on various forms, Mental Health America reports that 70–90% of people who self-harm choose cutting as their preferred method.  Self-harm is…

self harm support groups

Finding a Self-Harm Support Group

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 12, 2022 Updated: August 1, 2022 Contrary to popular belief, individuals who engage in self-harm or self-injurious behavior are neither suicidal nor attention-seeking. Self-harm is not a mental health disorder but a symptom of psychological distress. Numerous circumstances motivate someone to engage in self-harm or self-injurious behaviors…

harm reduction therapy program

What to Know About Harm Reduction Therapy

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 10, 2022 Updated: August 1, 2022 Most self-harm begins in adolescence, typically around age 14, and continues into early adulthood, especially without intervention. While girls are more prone to self-harm, it is a phenomenon that occurs across all demographics. Cutting is the most common type of self-harm,…

boy who almost committed suicide being talked to by a friend

Recognizing Suicide Prevention Day in September

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: September 20, 2021 Updated: September 8, 2021 September 10th has been recognized annually since 2003 as World Suicide Prevention Day. Founded by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) with endorsement from the World Health Organization (WHO), the main goal of this initiative is to promote worldwide awareness…

a woman seeks help for self-harm

How to Help Someone Who Is Self-Harming

Added By Harmony Hills Harmony Hills Published: August 19, 2021 Updated: July 26, 2021 Learning that a friend or family member is engaging in self-harm can be deeply upsetting. You may feel frightened for their safety and confused or angry about why they are doing this to themselves. For a long time, self-injurious behavior was…