In the course of our work, we have been receiving a lot of questions on what we do, the researches that we undertake and the services that we provide. In order to help you know more about us, we have compiled the most frequently asked questions:
What is self-injurious behavior?
This self-injurious syndrome refers to the type of behavior that is referred to as a coping mechanism to negative feelings. A person with self-injurious behavior exhibits actions that harm oneself such as cutting, ripping one’s hair out, hitting oneself and the like. A person with this disorder has physical manifestations of violence towards oneself. However, it usually does not extend to suicide attempts.
Why should self-injurious behavior be addressed?
It is important to address self-injurious behavior because it can create harm to oneself. Prolonged periods of manifestations may result to physically visible signs of abuse to oneself.
What is this website for?
The goal of this website is really to provide awareness on the self-injurious behavior in order for parents, family members, friends and even teachers to easily catch manifestations of the said behavior. The goal is to arm them with this necessary information in order to help the sufferer of the syndrome.
What kind of services do you provide?
We provide three types of services. We give out information and guidelines regarding self-injurious behavior, tips on how to spot symptoms and guides on how to manage such behavior. Also, we provide consultation services to help those who would like to know more. We also provide our expert services in order to help sufferers heal and combat the issue.
Where are you based?
We are based in the United States of America. However, if you wish to get our service and you live abroad, feel free to send us an email and we will do our best to help you out.