Published on 2 Mar 2017
Self-harm and non-suicidal self-injury is a growing problem among our youth who are using it as an extreme way to cope with distressing or painful feelings. What are some of the reasons that might lead young people to engage in this behaviour, and how can we best support a young person towards recovery?
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