Things to try: Managing self-harm
Tips for supporting your teenager
There are a number of things that you can try to help your teenager with self-harm. If you'd like to understand more about self-harming behaviour, read our fact sheet on self-harm and teenagers.
Otherwise, see below for some ideas on what you can do to help your teenager find other coping skills.
Learn how to help your teenager seek medical attention for self-harming behaviour. Read more
Learn how to talk to your teenager about self-harm and potentially destructive behaviour. Read more
Learn how to support your teenager to develop positive coping skills to prevent self-harm. Read more
Read Rick's story about his son Carl who was self-harming. Read more