Can I Tell You About Self-harm?
A Guide for Friends, Family and ProfessionalsBook - 2018
Asher invites readers to learn about self-harm from their perspective, helping them to understand what self-harm is, who does it, why, and how family, friends and counsellors can offer help and support to channel these behaviours into a more positive outlet. This illustrated introduction provides helpful support tips and resources for children 7+.
Meet Asher - a teenager who self-harms to manage their feelings when it all feels like too much.
The latest in the best-selling Can I Tell You About... series describes what self-harm is, along with the wide range of behaviours that qualify, why teens do it, and how to get help if you feel the need to self-harm. Reflecting on the different aspects of self-harming behaviour, including treatment of injuries and scars, this concise introduction dispels common myths and offers helpful resources to break the cycle of self-harm. By initiating the conversation around self-harm, this guide will offer alternative avenues for children and young adults to pursue when dealing with big feelings, such as professional counselling, distraction, and friends and family.
This easy-to-read guide is suitable for readers 7+, along with their parents, teachers, and friends. All author royalties from the book will go towards the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust.