Break the Cycle: 4 Alternatives to Self-Harm

The urge to engage in self-harm or self-harming behaviors is not uncommon. Unfortunately, using self-harm as a way to reduce the pain and discomfort associated with various mental health conditions is common among teens and young adults. Although self-harm does not harm or injure others (at least not directly), it is essential to note that…

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Does Dieting Contribute to the Development of Binge Eating Disorder?

Statistics provided by the National Eating Disorder Association estimate that approximately thirty million people in the United States suffer from an eating disorder. Worldwide, that number is more than double. The problem with statistics on eating disorders is that they are often inaccurate as many sufferers do not come forward and speak to a medical…

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