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Self-Injury Awareness Day 2019

These days, it seems as if most people from their preteens on up have heard of self-harm or may even know someone who purposely hurts their self. Self-injury can now be found on TV, in movies, books, and all over the web. There is much more information about this aspect of mental health than there was 20 years ago; when I first started using self-injury as a coping mechanism. That’s right, I am one of the 1 in 5 females who self-harm. For males, 1 out of every 7 has turned to this as well. In the US, there is an estimate of two million people who reportedly self-harm every year. (Continue Reading)

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Things To Consider Before Trying Alternative Treatments For Addiction

Alternative treatments are those that don’t have strong evidence showing that they work. This does not necessarily mean that they don’t work, but it does mean you have to be careful about which treatments you pursue.

Posted in Addiction Advice Anxiety Bipolar Disorder Depression Mental Health Other Samantha Steiner Self-Injury

The Benefits Of Group Therapy

For people who have never attended group therapy, it can sometimes sound a bit scary. But there any many benefits!