Video: Self Injury

While some may view alcohol and drug use and other at-risk behaviors as inevitable rites of passage for teenagers, there's never a situation where self injury could be considered an acceptable action. In this Children's Channel video podcast, Laura Rocker, MD, medical director for the Partial Hospitalization Program at Akron Children's Hospital, discusses the warning signs that indicate a teen may be hurting herself, as well as what parents can do to help address this serious concern.

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Related to Departments: Psychiatry and Psychology, Intensive Outpatient Program, Partial Hospitalization Program.

Related to Conditions: Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Self Injury.

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