Teen Cutting

One in every 200 girls between 13 and 19 years old cut themselves regularly

In the U.S., it’s estimated that one in every 200 girls between 13 and 19 years old cut themselves regularly. Teen Self Harm Injuring yourself on purpose by inflicting scratches or cuts on your body with a sharp object — enough to break the skin and make it bleed — is called cutting. Cutting is [...]

By | 2017-01-03T14:53:50+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Teen Drugs and Alcohol Statistics|0 Comments

Teen Cutting – What’s up with that?

  At first glance after scanning through the poem about teen cutting above, it looks like an innocent writing assignment. The poem is contained in a typical school composition notebook. But after closer inspection, it is no run of the mill creative writing exercise. It is more of a cautionary tale written by a teen [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:09:38+00:00 March 12th, 2015|Teen Mental Behavior|0 Comments

Teen Cutting Self Harm – What parents need to know?

Courtesy of Tumblr By definition, Teen self-harm refers to hurting oneself to relieve pain or distress. The most common forms of this behavior are Teen Cutting and Burning. The least common forms are pulling out bodily hairs, punching walls and ingesting toxic substances or sharp objects. teen cutting Many of our adolescents today [...]

By | 2017-01-03T15:10:07+00:00 February 17th, 2015|Teen Mental Behavior|0 Comments