‘The Parents Guide to Self-Harm’ by Jane Smith

The Parents Guide to Self-Harm: What Parents Need to Know
Lion Hudson, 2012

The first book on self-harm written for parents by parents. Are you concerned that your child may be self-harming? Are you wondering what to do for the best? Do you need more information and help? If so, this is the book for you. An ever-increasing number of young people are turning to self-harm in order to cope with the pressures of modern living, and this poses a huge problem for parents and others who care for them.

This book provides the answers you need to questions such as:

  • How do I know for sure whether my child is self-harming?
  • How should I approach my child?
  • What help and treatment is available to us?
  • What can I do to help my child?
  • How have other parents coped?

Full of the real-life experiences of other parents who have been there, this is a practical book that will both inform and equip you to help your child and yourself through this difficult time.

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