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12 - Non-Suicidal Self-Injury (feat. Dr. Janis Whitlock)

Content Warning: In this episode, we discuss self-harm, suicidal thoughts & behaviors, and scars/blood/wounds. Please keep your personal well-being in mind when avoiding triggering content.

What is non-suicidal self-injury? Dr. Janis Whitlock joins us to talk about NSSI, how it functions with the brain, how to help those who may be self-injuring, and more. Dr. Whitlock is the Director of the Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery and a Research Scientist in the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research. 

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Intro/Outro music for this episode is Fall Down by Rivers & Robots.

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