KCUR News
3:01 pm
Thu April 7, 2011

Self-Harm Web Videos Worry Mental Health Experts

Salina, Ks. – Self-injury, also known as self-harm or self-mutilation, is nothing new. But modern technology has brought a new twist: internet videos about people cutting, burning, or otherwise inflicting pain on themselves. Now, mental health experts are worried these videos may make such conduct seem more normal and reinforce that behavior. Kansas Public Radio's Bryan thompson has more.

(This piece contains some graphic descriptions)