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Ep 119: Self-Harm

1 in 5 children aged between 10-18 years is self-harming and the numbers being admitted into hospital is rising – particularly in younger children. As parents what do we need to know about self-harm? What causes it and how we can help our children and teens if they self-harm?

Here are the highlights:

(1:15) What is self-harm?
(3:30) What are the signs to look out for?
(6:30) 1 in 5 children is initially self-harming
(7:55) Why do children and teens self-harm?
(13:20) What to do in the immediate and short-term
(21:00) Medium-term action
(24:20) Look at the fundamental roots of why they have self-harmed

 

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