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A 40-year-old member asked:

I know some one who self harms, how could i help?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Self- harming.: 1. Let that person know that you care. 2. Encourage that person to get psychiatric help. Dialetical Behavioral Therapy is the gold standard for this.
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A 42-year-old member asked:

How can I help a friend who self-harms?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Encourage: Encourage your friend to obtain help from a therapist who has expertise in Dialectical behavioral therapy.
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Last updated Oct 18, 2015

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