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Self-harm and teenagers

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.

Image of a teen boy sitting outside. He has his back to the camera and is looking out into the distance.

Self-harm in teenagers

Learn about self-harm and get tips on supporting your teenager who may be self-harming.

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