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Making Self Harm less harmful

Self harm as a coping strategy? Why do young people self harm?  This is such a complex question, and there are many possible reasons. So often, the best way to understand why someone is using self harm as a coping strategy is to explore the causes of distress. Often people harm themselves as a way …

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Gripped in the Cycle of Panic!

Imagine your physical symptoms overwhelming you, often appearing from nowhere. Your mind and body working to convince you that you are about to: Die Throw up in public Faint Lose control of your mind Make an embarrassing scene Choke  Stop breathing Panic disorder can take over your whole existence.  Stripping you of your vibrancy, your …

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depression or just having a bad time?

A child who seems quiet and unsociable,  who is destructive and challenging may simply be expressing how they feel inside. If misdiagnosed or left for a prolonged period this may lead to depression. ”Early recognition can protect against long term problems” Be aware of: Refusing to participate in fun things, not enjoying leisure activities Noticeable weight …

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