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.
Seek medical attention for self-harm
Learn how to help your teenager seek medical attention for self-harming behaviour.
Talk about self-destructive behaviours
Learn how to talk to your teenager about self-harm and potentially destructive behaviour.
Positive coping skills for self-harm
Learn how to support your teenager to develop positive coping skills to prevent self-harm.