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Conference: 2012 Beyond the Basics in Suicide Prevention — Creating Partnerships: Taking a Collaborative Approach to Advancing Suicide Prevention

Friday, Apr 06, 2012
Augusta Civic Center, Augusta, Maine Workshop/Presentation: B5. Coping, Cutting & Control: Listening to the Voices of Youth and Their Advice to Professionals and Others Around Them
Karen Conterio & Wendy Lader, PhD

This workshop is for people who may become perplexed or anxious when attempting to intervene with individuals who engage in cutting and other self-inflicted harming behaviors. Informal research conducted with teenagers and young adults about potential meanings of self- harm will be presented, as well as ideas about managing and reducing self harming actions.