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Alternatives and Coping Methods. - January 25th 2018, 02:09 AM

Hi everybody,

For many years our "Alternatives" thread has been one of the most popular on the site, and it has given many people ideas for combating anything from self harm to addictions.

We have now updated and expanded this list to bring you the Alternatives and Coping Methods resource, which lists hundreds of different ideas to help you get through difficult periods in your life. Whether that difficulty is the urge to self harm, anger, sadness, a panic attack or addiction, this resource can help you to cope with it.

The page is split into several different categories, so whether you're at the start of your journey, a little further along or in full recovery mode there's plenty of ideas to help you.

You can access the page here: http://www.teenhelp.org/alternatives/

I hope this helps but if you have any further ideas to add please let our Resource Editor team know.

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Re: Alternatives and Coping Methods. - January 25th 2018, 04:16 AM

This is such a great resource!

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Re: Alternatives and Coping Methods. - January 25th 2018, 04:20 AM

This makes me so happy to see! The alternatives is such a great resource and I think so many of our users and guests will benefit!

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Re: Alternatives and Coping Methods. - January 25th 2018, 01:54 PM

Thank you. I will be using this and referencing the Alternatives page a lot. It will be really helpful for me.

I am glad to see this so others can also use it when they are struggling.

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Re: Alternatives and Coping Methods. - January 25th 2018, 02:02 PM

Yay!! So excited about this. It looks great, Rob!

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Re: Alternatives and Coping Methods. - January 25th 2018, 04:43 PM

Love, Love, Love this!! Thank you

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Re: Alternatives and Coping Methods. - January 25th 2018, 11:53 PM

I love this so much! Fantastic work, Resource Editors.

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Re: Alternatives and Coping Methods. - January 26th 2018, 12:16 AM

I think this is a wonderful change/addition to the site. Thanks to those that put it together!
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Re: Alternatives and Coping Methods. - January 26th 2018, 01:57 AM

This is such a great idea! I love it.

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Re: Alternatives and Coping Methods. - January 28th 2018, 10:00 PM

I LOVE THIS!!! Major kudos to the Resources Officer and Resource Editors for contributing to this amazing resource! It's easy to navigate to the different sections and read related articles. I can see a lot of TeenHelp's members utilizing this resource. =)

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Re: Alternatives and Coping Methods. - February 2nd 2018, 03:35 PM

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