Self-injury – a guide for parents and caregivers

Self-Injury Outreach and Support, Canada

This webpage provides information for parents and caregivers about self-injury in young people.

It covers:

  • ‘What is non-suicidal self-injury?’
  • ‘Why is my son/daughter self-injuring?’
  • ‘Your reaction to self-injury’
  • ‘How do I know if my son/daughter is self-injuring?’
  • ‘How can I help my son/daughter?’
  • ‘Treatments that work’
  • ‘Is your son/daughter a minor or an adult?’
  • ‘Can my son/daughter stop self-injuring?’
  • ‘Recommended readings’

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