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The Parent's Guide to Self-Harm

What parents need to know

Jane Smith

192 pages
SPCK Group

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.

Author Bio
Jane Smith is the Director of Anorexia and Bulimia Care, a UK-based charity for those with eating disorders.