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Why Some People Self Harm

Why Some People Self Harm Why would some people self harm? What do they actually do? What would they be thinking or feeling or what would drive them to do such  things? Firstly, some different forms of self-harm include: Hair-pulling, skin-picking. Burning, cutting, head-banging. Mutilation as in amputation of parts of the body (Mayo Clinic, 2017/Ashby …

Should mental disorders and illnesses actually be named

Should mental disorders and illnesses actually be named ‘Beyond My Label’ is a site with the intention of helping to join the battle against prejudice, discrimination and stigma among mental health. Labels can lead to discrimination, stigmatization and other problems and we need to educate society and speak up against such issues. Labels can be …