Est. time: 10 min

Approximately two million people in the US cut themselves or engage in other self-injurious behavior. While this behavior usually begins in the teenage years, it can start as young as 11 and continue on into adulthood. People that cut are from all races and backgrounds and include both boys and girls. In this tutorial, you will learn the following Objectives: What is cutting/self-injurious behaviors; Why people cut themselves; What can happen to those that cut; Signs of cutting; Myths and facts of cutting; Coping mechanisms for cutting; and Treatments.