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Visions—Young People: Self-injury

 

PDF | EPUB | Vol. 13, No. 2 (2017)

Self-injury (also called nonsuicidal self-injury or NSSI) is not uncommon: 15-20% of youth and young adults report self-injury. However, there are a lot of misconceptions and assumptions about self-injury, which can prevent people from getting help they need and working towards recovery. In this issue of Visions, learn more about self-injury, find strategies to help you in your own recovery, see how you can support a loved one, find support and resources, and learn from others who are navigating different parts of their own recovery journeys. 

Background

Experiences and Perspectives

Alternatives and Approaches

Resources

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