Cutting for Teens
It can be hard to understand, but people who cut themselves sometimes do it because it actually makes them feel better. They are overflowing with emotions - like sadness, depression, or anger - that they have trouble expressing.
Teens Talk About Cutting for Teens
We get lots of comments about our cutting articles. Because many of our readers' suggestions and comments are so helpful, we decided to put a few on our site.
How Can I Stop Cutting? for Teens
If you've been cutting and you want to stop, here are some approaches that might help you.
How Can I Help a Friend Who Cuts? for Teens
Some people cope by cutting themselves. This article helps friends understand why people cut and gives some tips on what you can to help your friend — and yourself.
I Started Cutting Again. How Can I Stop? for Teens
Find out what the experts have to say.
Cuts, Scratches, and Scrapes for Teens
Most small cuts, scrapes, or abrasions heal on their own. Here are tips for teens on how to treat cuts at home - and when to get medical help.
See answers to common questions about difficult emotions and mental health conditions.
Dealing With Problems for Teens
Get advice on coping with a problem or helping a friend.
Mental Health for Teens
This section has information on mental health conditions that can affect teens.
Mind for Teens
Being healthy means dealing with the changes in your body - and your mind. Relationships, body image, families, emotions ... sort it all out in this section.