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Adolescent Self-Injury Support Group to Start January 16th

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When: Thursdays, January 16-February 20, 7-8:30pm

Where: Stenzel Clinical Services, Wheaton Office

Cost: Free (registration still required)

To register: 630-588-1201 x301

Over the years, self-injury has become increasingly prevalent as a way to deal with a variety of issues present in life. It can include any of the following: burning, scratching, cutting, picking, head banging, etc… This group was developed with the goal of eliminating self-harming behaviors and teaching healthy ways of dealing with difficult emotions and situations.

6 week group offering:

  • Resources to assist those struggling with self harm
  • Exploration of reasons behind self- harming behavior
  • Alternatives to self harming behavior: how to manage pain withoutinflicting pain on yourself
  • Effective coping strategies

This group will be led by Aly Webster, our Master’s Intern from DePaul University.