An agency that provides, amongst other services, therapeutic counseling and treatment services for emotionally disturbed children and adolescents. Self-injury is one of many problems treated. This specific aspect of their program includes outpatient services, home based therapy and community based therapy, and partial hospitalization.
Provides inpatient care for children. Amongst other units, has a neurobehavior unit. This unit treats children with mental retardation or autism who display severe behavior problems, including self-injury.
Services include inpatient and day treatment, outpatient treatment, home and community-based treatment and the Kennedy Krieger Scool.
The hospital hosts The Masters and Johnsons Treatment Program for Trauma Based Disorders. This is actually three programs: Traumatic Grief, Traumatic Stabilization and Trauma & Addiction. These programs are said to, amongst other things, specialize in the treatment of self-injury and focus on stabilizing out-of-control behaviors and emotions. There is also a focus on addictive-compulsive processes - which can tie in with self-injurious behavior.
The hospital also offers the Neurobehavior Program, which treats children 5 to 17 years of age. It covers a number of impulsive and agressive behaviors, including self-injury. It must be noted that this only includes severe or life-threatening self-injury.
The hospital also offers the Adolescent Psychiatric Program, which designed to treat teens, ages 13-17. These patients are experiencing serious behavioral, psychological, cognitive and/or chemical abuse problems, including self-injury.
Other programs include in-patient hospitalization for adults, as well as the Dual Diagnosis/Addiction program.
A number of in-patient, out-patient and partial hospitalization programs for both adults and child/adolescents. Also an elective service for medication management and individual therapy. Also hosts the Overlake Specialty School, an alternative school program for students considered as 'high-risk.'
Their Dialectical Behavioral Therapy program offers evaluation and treatment to those individuals whose problems include suicide attempts, emotional instability, impaired school or work performance and/or self-injury. Offers both outpatient and day treatment services. Accepts those between the ages 18-55.
My name is Gabrielle and I am twenty-eight years old. I began to self-injure at age fifteen -- so nearly thirteen years minus a two year period. This website is one about self-injury (self-harm), made to let self-injurers know that they are not alone and to help their friends and family learn more about self-injury and how it affects their loved one.