Self-Harm Awareness Month Self-Harm is a difficult topic to talk about and it is important that parents know how to help adolescents who are struggling with handling their emotions appropriately. Each year, one in five girls and one in seven boys engage in self-injurious behavior. Approximately 90 percent of individuals who engage in self-harm, do so during their teen and pre-teen years. Experts suggest that those who self-harm require non-judgemental support and consistent treatment.
Read more about self-harming from Child Mind Institute: Help for Cutting and other Self-Injury