Self-Harm

How to create a safety plan, an important tool for children and teens with depression, suicidal ideation, self-harm, and more

How to create a safety plan, an important tool for children and teens with depression, suicidal ideation, self-harm, and more

Creating a Safety Plan Rates of childhood teen suicide, self-harm, depression, and anxiety are increasing at alarming rates. More teenagers and young adults die from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, stroke, pneumonia, influenza, AIDS, birth defects, and chronic lung disease, COMBINED (see: CDC).

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Yes, children and adolescents really are cutting and injuring themselves on purpose

Yes, children and adolescents really are cutting and injuring themselves on purpose

Do you know … Until recently, little was known about self-harming (or self-injuring) behaviors. Now we know more than will fit in this newsletter. Here are a few key facts about self harm….

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