Self-Harm

Self-Harm Myths & Misconceptions

Non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI), otherwise known as self-harm, is not a mental illness in itself, but a sign of a lack of adequate coping skills. It involves behaviors that intentionally harm oneself and is a sign of mental distress. Here are some common myths and misconceptions about self-harm, debunked: Only Teenage Girls Do It Self-harm affects…

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