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Reaching out to teens who harm themselves.

There's a new website available this week aimed at helping young people who hurt themselves.

McGill psychologist Nancy Heath and a fellow psychologist at Guelph University were asked by YouTube to create a site reaching out to teens who cut, burn, or bruise themselves. The request came in reaction to the growing online community of youths who self-injure.

CBC listeners called in and texted Radio Noon to ask questions and share their experiences.

Here's that segment of our program: 

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The new website is www.sioutreach.org.

 

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