Understanding self-harm in teens
Madison* started cutting her arms when she was 13. She was dealing with high levels of stress from school pressures, body image, and relationships with friends, and did not have the healthy coping skills needed to manage her feelings. She knew of girls who cut themselves as a means of feeling better, and she decided…
Back to School Part 1: Recognizing Early Warning Signs for Mental Health Disorders in Youth
Recognizing and treating mental health problems early can help prevent the development of a more serious illness in the future.