Understanding The Link Between Your Relationships and Mental Health

February 14, 2019By The Calli Institute

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, you may be surprised to know how important those special people in our lives are for our mental health and wellness. Through our interactions with friends, partners, parents, step-parents, or even our siblings, we establish certain behaviors that either positively or negatively influence the way we feel about … Read More

Self-injury: Cutting, Self-Harm or Self-Mutilation

November 14, 2017By Wendy Walker, MS, LP

Self-injury, also known as cutting, self-harm, or self-mutilation, occurs when someone intentionally and repeatedly harms herself/himself in a way that is impulsive and not intended to be lethal. It can be frightening for a parent to discover that their son or daughter is engaging in this behavior. Self-harm is rarely a problem that occurs in … Read More