20 ways parents can identify “at-risk” students

At risk students--20 ways parents can identify them. NOTE: This is appearing shortly after the suicide of Robin Williams. SELF-HARM Not all at-risk students are at-risk of self-harm or suicide but there are connections and similarities. And one in five students DO harm themselves. This is … [Read more...]

SELF-HARM. KIDS CUTTING ON YOU TUBE: ALARMING, DANGEROUS & WIDE-SPREAD

SELF-HARM. KIDS CUTTING ON YOU TUBE: ALARMING,  DANGEROUS & WIDE-SPREAD If you are young person who is cutting yourself, you might want to read this. If you are a parent whose child is harming herself, you definitley want to read this. The Toronto Star published a piece (Feb.22, 2011) by … [Read more...]

STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES AT DROPOUT TO DEAN’S LIST

STUDENT HEALTH  SERVICES AT DROPOUT TO DEAN'S LIST Students are suffering all kinds of problems... from the usual suspects: anxiety and depression to gambling, drinking,  and  self-harm -- SELF -HARM You will be alarmed to learn that  as many as 20% of students at university and college in the … [Read more...]

SELF-HARM. YOUNG PEOPLE ON VIDEO. WHO DOES IT AND CAN IT BE STOPPED?

SELF-HARM SCOPE OF THE PROBLEM  (PART 2 of 2) This is the second of a two-part series on self-harm by students. If you are a young person who engages in harming yourself, you might want to read this. If you are the parent of a self-abusing child you definitely DO want to read this.  UP TO 24% OF … [Read more...]

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