Questions and Answers on Self-Injury

on September 9, 2015 Anxiety, Coping Skills, Social-Emotional Development, Trauma and Grief with 0 comments

I received these handouts while attending a training a few months ago.  Unfortunately, I see a lot clients who self-injure. Their parents often have lots of questions and misconceptions regarding the topic.

I like this Q and A format and thought it would be helpful to share with parents and teachers.  I’ve also had conversations with teens who don’t know how to help their friends who self-injure.  So, if you’re reading this post, share with your children even if self-injurious behaviors are not a problem for them.  You might end up giving your teen valuable information they can use to help a peer in need.


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