The first book on self-harm written for parents by parents. An ever-increasing number of young people are turning to self-harm in order to cope with the pressures of modern living, and this poses a huge problem for parents and others who care for them. This book provides the answers you need to questions such as: How do I know whether my child is self-harming? How should I approach my child? What help and treatment is available to us? What can I do to help my child? How have other parents coped? Full of the real-life experiences of other parents who have been there, this is a practical book that will inform and support you through this difficult time.