September 2021

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Masculinity and Nonsuicidal Self-Injury

Recovery Month: Nonsuicidal Self-Injury This Recovery Month, we’re talking about the relationship between addiction, mental illness, and self-harm – and the treatments that are available. A few weeks ago, we covered the ways in which women experience these conditions. We would now like to discuss the relationship between nonsuicidal self-injury and masculinity. What is Toxic Masculinity? […]

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Why Do Women Self-Harm?

Addiction and mental illness create a veritable hurricane of negative emotions. Many people struggle to handle these overwhelming feelings of anxiety, depression, and hopelessness with healthy coping mechanisms. If you’ve never been taught how to regulate your emotions, deescalate stress, or practice self-care, you may seek out other outlets for this pain. For this reason,

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