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At times, you may feel out of control of your own life. Intense emotions and painful life circumstances can make you feel out of control. And what do humans do when a loss of control takes place? We do everything we can to take it back.

For many who self-harm, it’s used as a means to regain control in a situation where you feel powerless. And just stopping is not as easy as it sounds. Finding ways to avoid self-harming is a process, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy can help.