Teen Cutting Facts
It is estimated that 1 in 200 girls have cut themselves.
13% of 15 to 16-year-olds have deliberately harmed themselves.
1% of the US population engages in self abusive behavior.
For 3 million Americans cutting is a serious problem.
Cutting has become the new anorexia among today's teens.
Most parents don't have a clue that their teenager is cutting.
Cutting occurs most often with girls/women between the ages of 13 and 30.
Cutting usually starts when the cutter is between 10 and 16 years old.
Cutting can become addictive.