Treatment for Teenage Self Harm

Help for adolescents 11-18 years old

  • Understand teenage self harm
  • Learn healthy coping skills
  • Get tools to prevent relapse
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About 17% of teens admit to self-harming at least once in their lifetime

Self-harm is more prevalent in teens than any other population. Also known as nonsuicidal self-injury, it can be difficult to stop self-harming. If your teen is self-harming, don’t wait to reach out. We can help.


A safe & supportive place to heal

Avery’s House is a teen mental health treatment center in Arizona. Our specialized professionals work with adolescents to evaluate, diagnose, & support various mental health conditions, including self harm. We provide a non-judgemental, LGBTQA+ friendly environment where teens can safely begin or continue their treatment.

Self-harm in teens

Teenage self-harming isn’t always easy to detect. Due to shame or stigma, adolescents tend to quickly learn how to hide self harm. If you think your child is harming themselves, don’t ignore the warning signs. If you’re uncomfortable or uncertain about how to speak to your child, you’re not alone! Call us today and see how Avery’s House can help.

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Self-harm symptoms in teens

Self-harm is not currently a diagnosable mental health condition. For some, self-injury is a one-time thing. For others, it becomes a cycle that is hard to break. Signs of self-injury include:

  • Overdressing, regardless of the weather or environment
  • Unexplained or recurring cuts, burns, or bruises Scars or marks on legs or arms
  • Changes in behavior, such as withdrawing from social life
  • Frequent thoughts about harming oneself Spending frequent time alone
  • Impulsive or unpredictable behavior
  • Keeping sharp objects on hand

Why do teens self-harm?

Self-harm is not a mental health disorder, but a serious symptom of other psychological conditions. It’s not about suicide, rather a search to relieve the build-up of stress and emotional pressure. Risk factors include:

  • Mental health conditions like anxiety or depression
  • Having family or friends who harm themselves
  • Trauma or ongoing stress
  • Difficult relationships with family and friends Eating disorders
  • Experiencing bullying, homophobia or racism
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Treatment at Avery’s House

Our team of experienced mental health professionals will work with you and your child to set goals. Together we’ll develop a personalized treatment plan based on their specific needs and you’ll learn how to effectively provide the support they need. Treatment could include:

  • Healthy coping skills for self-harm
  • Tools to empower and support your teen
  • Family therapy and one-on-one sessions
  • Experienced pediatric psychiatrists and psychologist
  • Aftercare to prevent relapse

Therapeutic services included


Family Therapy


Schooling Options


Medication Management


Case Management


Music Therapy


Community Based Activities

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  • Weekly individual sessions
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Trauma informed care
  • Experiential therapies


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