Self-Injury Awareness Month

 

School Safety Today podcast, presented by Raptor Technologies. 

In today’s episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, host Dr. Amy Grosso sat down with Bree Borgsteadt, LCSW-S, Director of Outpatient Services at Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute.  During the conversation, they discussed Self-Injury Awareness Month and the importance of understanding, identifying, and addressing self-injury among students.
 

KEY POINTS: 

  • The concept of self-injury, differentiating it from suicidal behaviors  
  • Misconceptions and stigmas surrounding self-injury  
  • How educators and school staff can support students dealing with self-injury 

 Guest Bree Borgsteadt, LCSW-S, Director of Outpatient Services at Georgetown Behavioral Health Institute, specializes in intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization services for adolescents and adults. Her work includes developing non-suicidal self-injury protocols for a large school district, showcasing her commitment to supporting individuals through difficulties toward recovery. 

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