5 Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms You Shouldn’t Ignore

5 Unhealthy Coping Mechanisms You Shouldn’t Ignore

We all have different ways of dealing with stressful circumstances. Coping mechanisms are go-to strategies you consciously or unconsciously implement to self-soothe in the face of stress and or trauma that help your emotional well-being. The caveat is that not all coping skills are healthy. What can seem like a temporary fix or something you only do in certain situations can be unhealthy coping mechanisms. To help you improve your mental health, this video addresses unhealthy coping skills, which we are all more likely to do.

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