Self-harm and self-injury in young people

Beyond Blue, Australia

This fact sheet provides information for parents on self-harm and self injury in young people.

It covers the following topics:

  • ‘What is self-harm and self injury?’
  • ‘Who is self-harming?’
  • ‘Why do people self-harm?’
  • ‘Signs that someone is self-harming’
  • ‘Knowing what to expect’
  • ‘Help them stay safe’
  • ‘Finding the right support’
  • ‘Look after yourself and your family’

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