Shannon Purser, one of the casts of Stranger Things on Netflix, spoke up about her mental health on social media and revealed how she once had anxiety because of her sexuality. The young actress has been very open about her mental struggles even in the past and serves as an inspiration for anyone going through the same thing.
A student recreated Vincent Van Gogh's iconic painting The Night Café on the area where she usually cuts herself.
Facebook has come up with yet another innovative way to help people who might be at risk of self-harm.
Breaking the rules, being a rebel child and to rebuke the adults is what the teenagers do best today. However, the new study reveals a dark secret of social media that suggests how new technology is helping teenage kids share their dangerous behaviors with other people.
Teenagers who self-harm are at more risk of developing mental health and substance misuse problems in adults, according to a new study.
Self-harming teens are more likely to develop mental health and addiction problems in adulthood, according to a new study.
A new study reported that an 11-question test can predict suicide risk in adolescents.
A new study found that children and young adults were more likely to inflict self-harm if they are prescribed higher doses of antidepressants.
Physical illnesses like asthma, diabetes and epilepsy can increase the risk of self-harm and suicide, according to a new study.
Teenage girls are more likely than teenage boys to self-harm, according to a new study.
Believing in a god may significantly improve the outcome of patients receiving short-term treatment for psychiatric illness, according to a new study.
An increasing number of children are harming themselves either with knives or drugs, a report released by a leading charity stated. The growing number of self-harmers has been blamed on the deepening family problems.
Psychologist Jonas Bjärehed concludes in his study, that in order not to over-interpret the behavior in teenagers, one needs knowledge. Bjärehed recently presented his thesis at Lund University in Sweden. For the study, Jonas Bjärehed and his supervisor Lars Gunnar Lund surveyed 1,000 young people and found that four out of 10 young people had at least once hurt themselves intentionally. When the researchers broke down the data further, they found that it is only a small minority of youngsters who self-harm on a regular basis. This can be compared to self-harm in adults with mental health issues.