Self-harm is a concerning behaviour exhibited by many young adults experiencing mental health difficulties. It is highly dangerous, and parents may not know how to react if they find out that their child is self-harming. Understanding Self-Harm Self-harm occurs when a person purposely hurts themselves. This can be in many forms, such as cutting, pulling […]READ MORE..
When I first meet the parents of a child or teen who self harms or self injures, I am confronted by fear, distress, sadness, confusion and anger. Parents describe the torment of knowing that their child deliberately hurts themselves. They always ask, why? Why does my child, cut, bite, burn, scold or scratch themselves? How […]READ MORE..