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Self-harm is far more prevalent than one might think among the adolescent community. While most people tend to think of self-harm as suicidal behavior, it is an entire spectrum of behaviors, many very subtle, that youth use to cope with pressure and mental illness.
We had a very large contingent of educational and psychological professionals who attended this session, in addition to parents.