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When Teens Self-Harm

How Parents, Teachers and Professionals Can Provide Calm and Compassionate Support
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Supporting teens who self-harm can be stressful, with panic and anxiety muddying the waters and making it difficult to know how to respond. How do you help? What if you make it worse?

This book guides you through the potential reasons for self-harming behaviour, helping you to respond with compassion and support. Quotes from young people who self-harm give insight into the mindset behind the behaviour, while expert guidance gives you the tools to help. Advice on regulating your own emotions, combined with a better understanding of why teens self-harm, allows you to provide a safe, nurturing environment to support your young person and reduce their self-harming behaviour.

Grounded in the authors' extensive clinical experience in young people's mental health, this book guides you out of panic mode to create a secure, validating environment for teens who self-harm.
  • Published: Mar 21 2024
  • Pages: 112
  • 396 x 138mm
  • ISBN: 9781839975967
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Press Reviews

  • Katy Appleton, author of The Business of Yoga and founder of appleyoga

    Praise for Free From Panic: This is a vital read for humanity. We all need to understand stress, how it shows up and what happens if left unattended. These pages offer insight, revelation and provide useful tools to create equilibrium again.
  • Dr Sarah Cook, Clinical Psychologist

    Praise for Free From Panic: The authors have combined their extensive clinical expertise with the latest research evidence to produce this easy to read, engaging self-help book for any young person who is experiencing panic symptoms/panic attacks. Full of straight forward information, practical tips, and exercises, this book will help young people feel empowered to understand and manage their panic and anxiety so that they can once again start to live their lives to the full. A must have resource for young people and any parents/carers and professionals supporting them.
  • Dr Emily Nobes, Clinical Psychologist, DClinPsych, CPsychol

    Praise for Free From Panic: This is a lovely, reassuring book for young people, full of practical, creative and kind suggestions. Crucially, it helps to normalise the experience of panic & gives hope that it is possible to live a better life, free from panic.
  • Dr Cyra Neave, Clinical Psychologist

    This book provides a much needed, helpful and very accessible guide to understanding and supporting young people who are struggling with self-harm. The authors take a thoughtful, calm and practical approach to managing self harm which I think is very helpful for both parents and professionals.
  • Louise Robinson, 38 years of teaching experience

    Deals calmly, compassionately and confidently with a subject that could touch anyone's life. Each chapter contains helpful summaries, strategies and ways forward. A book that is full of hope. Essential reading for the teaching profession.