Self Harm

Did you know?

•  Young people who self harm may be facing problems at school such as bullying or the pressure of the workload
•  Young people who already have other mental health problems such as depression or are more likely to self harm
•  Young people who self harm are more likely to be addicted to drugs or alcohol
•  Young people who self harm are more likely to take part in risky sexual activities
•  Young people who are experiencing large family problems or conflict are more likely to self harm
•  Young people who self harm are more likely to miss school or stop socialising with their friends

More Information:

If you are worried about a child or young person and suspect that they may be self harming please speak to your local Primary Mental Health Worker for advice and support.  Further information can be found at http://www.wheresyourheadat.co.uk/professionals/faqs/