Understanding BPD, Self-Harm, and Cutting in Young Adults

Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Self-Harm: Why it Happens & How to Get Help

If your young adult child is suffering emotionally, they might find it tempting, or even necessary, to engage in non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI). This means that when they self-harm, they’re doing so to alleviate emotional pain and not with the intention to complete suicide. This is especially common for young adults with borderline personality disorder (BPD).…

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How Hope Heals (and practical steps for tapping into it)

“Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all.” ― Emily Dickinson What is it? Though it is hard to define exactly, hope is perhaps the most important part of recovery. It has been described as the belief that things will…

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