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Maysville, KY: Upcoming school workshop on self-harm; affects 25% of girls/10% of boys

Oct 18, 2018, Maysville (KY) Ledger Independent: Workshop aimed at self-harm issue One in four girls and one in 10 boys age 10-14 are self-harming, according to Deborah Weber, a licensed clinical social worker who practices with PrimaryPlus in Maysville. In the Buffalo Trace Region, 21.4 percent of eighth-graders reported self-harm, according to a 2016 survey. … A workshop targeting medical professionals and school personnel is set for Tuesday, Oct. 23 at Crockett Auditorium at Maysville Community and Technical College. “Self Harm — Stopping the Pain,” is sponsored by a community partnership of PrimaryPlus, Buffalo Trace Health Department, Comprehend Inc., Regional Prevention Center, The Ridge Behavioral Health and local school districts. …

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