Self harm facts and advice for parents


What you'll learn

What you'll learn

See facts and advice about self-harm, and which organisations can give you and your child one-to-one support.

What is self harm

Real life experiences from parents and children

How to talk about self harm with your child

What to do if your child is showing signs of suicidal or self harming thoughts

How prevent access to self harm content online

Also get access to a list of resources, organisations and helplines for further support

How it works


Select 'explore the resources' below.

You will be taken to the Self Harm section of the Internet Matters website.


Hear from the experts, get advice, read articles and download resources.


You can access the resources anytime and you can download resources to read later or keep for reference.