The first book on self-harm written for parents by parents. Are you concerned that your child may be self-harming? Are you wondering what to do for the best? Do you need more information and help? If so, this is the book for you. 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 for sure 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 both inform and equip you to help your child and yourself through this difficult time.