A 31-year-old member asked:
what can i do if my 14 year-old son is cutting himself, what can i do to help him ?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
Your son needs : Professional mental health care now. Any person who engages in repeated cutting needs mental health assistance. A comprhensive psychological evaluation is needed. The person may need medications to help treat problems like anxiety, depression or bipolar disorder. If the cutting is associated with substance abuse – detoxification, 12 step program involvement or rehabilitation may be indicated.
Answered on Jul 16, 2013
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