Why do teens cut themselves? In an earlier video, Dr. Sarah Garwood addressed this question, and also gave parents advice on how to recognize the warning signs of self-harm. In this follow-up video, Dr. Garwood speaks directly to kids and teens about how to get help if you or someone you know is cutting or hurting themselves.
Also, she provides specific tactics for teens that can help prevent or stop self-harm. Moreover, she gives some further advice to parents.
For more information and help, you can call:
In addition, these phone apps can be helpful:
Calm Harm, My Shiny Thing, Self-Heal