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What do you do when someone is cutting them self?
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology
In brief: Cutting
Meds and therapy together are your best bet.
Get a psychiatric evaluation for what ails your friend, and what cutting means to him/her as well as anything else that may be going on. Then get a referral to a reputable psychotherapist to help with the emotional issues behind cutting. DO THIS RIGHT NOW. TURN OFF YOUR COMPUTER AND GO TO YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY ROOM WITH YOUR FRIENDOR DIAL 911 IMMEDIATELY

In brief: Cutting
Meds and therapy together are your best bet.
Get a psychiatric evaluation for what ails your friend, and what cutting means to him/her as well as anything else that may be going on. Then get a referral to a reputable psychotherapist to help with the emotional issues behind cutting. DO THIS RIGHT NOW. TURN OFF YOUR COMPUTER AND GO TO YOUR LOCAL EMERGENCY ROOM WITH YOUR FRIENDOR DIAL 911 IMMEDIATELY
Dr. Andrew Berry
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
In brief: Get help.
Cutting is a serious situation, and a cry for help.
Get help. Some counselors and psychiatrists specialize in treating this condition; your school's advisors can probably recommend one. Then, be very vigilant; once cutting is discovered, the patient will often start cutting herself (it's usually girls, for unknown reasons) in hidden areas, such as the groin. Watch closely for this.

In brief: Get help.
Cutting is a serious situation, and a cry for help.
Get help. Some counselors and psychiatrists specialize in treating this condition; your school's advisors can probably recommend one. Then, be very vigilant; once cutting is discovered, the patient will often start cutting herself (it's usually girls, for unknown reasons) in hidden areas, such as the groin. Watch closely for this.
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Dr. Tara Passow
Dermatology
In brief: Mental health prof
It seems like the best way to help would be evaluation and treatment by a mental health professional.

In brief: Mental health prof
It seems like the best way to help would be evaluation and treatment by a mental health professional.
Dr. Tara Passow
Dr. Tara Passow
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