Rainbow House To Educate Parents on Teen Self-Harm

8 years 7 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, April 27 2011 Apr 27, 2011 Wednesday, April 27, 2011 4:05:00 AM CDT April 27, 2011 in News
By: Modupe Idowu
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COLUMBIA-The Rainbow House will host a discussion on adolescent self harming at the Columbia Public LIbriary Friends Room Wednesday evening.

According to LifeSpan.org more than twenty percent of teens and pre-teens reported self-cutting.

The Rainbow House hopes to educate parents about teens who have suffered from self injury.

Therapist and counselors will be in attendance to help educate parents about symptoms to self harm. Speakers also plan to teach parents how to keep open lnes of communicaiton to better understand their child's needs.

 

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