Self-harm in young people

Royal College of Psychiatrists, England

This webpage provides information for parents and carers about self-harm in young people.

It covers:

  • ‘What is self-harm?’
  • ‘Who is at risk?’
  • ‘How can I help?’
  • ‘Where do I get specialist help?’
  • ‘How is it treated?’
  • ‘Michelle’s story, aged 16’
  • ‘Further info’

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