Understanding and Addressing Self-Harm in Teenagers: A Guide for Parents and Educators

By |2023-06-05T13:21:30+02:00June 5th, 2023|

Self-harm has become a very serious issue, which has in recent years become increasingly prevalent amongst teenagers around the world. Self-harm or injury is a form of “coping” that involves methods of inflicting physical injury on oneself like cutting, burning, or hitting, to try and cope or deal with overwhelming feelings of emotional pain and stress. Self-harm can however have profound consequences and can likely lead to long term physical and emotional issues.