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Deliberate self-harm in young people. Factsheet 26 for parents and teachers (2004)

The Royal College of Psychiatrists factsheet on mental health and growing up, 3rd edition.

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National Children's Bureau: young people & self-harm

This information resource is an international listing of initiatives that relate to children, adolescents and young adults less than 20 years who physically injure themselves.
The purpose of this website is to provide information about initiatives in this area, provide resources to those who are affected by the issue of deliberate self-harm amongst young people, and to provide support to policy-makers and professionals. Updated 2004.

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MIND publications: understanding self-harm

Publications on understanding self-harm have been produced by Mind. The documents are aimed at anyone who self-harms, as well as their friends and family, and mental health workers. Includes advise on support and help for people who self harm and their families. Clearly written.

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Self Injury and Related Issues (SAIRI)

An excellent site offering free information about self-harming behaviour, self-injury, self-mutilation, self-abuse, & cutting, plus coping skills, alternatives to self-injury, support groups, personal cutting stories, & ways to stay safe. Good links to other sites and articles.

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Deliberate self-harm: effective health care bulletins

Published on the web by the NHS Centre for Reviews and Dissemination at York University. The bulletins examine the effectiveness of a variety of health service interventions based on systematic reviews. 1998.

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Self Harm Alliance

No longer an operating organisation but site provides a useful list of organisations and support groups. Includes support for teenagers.

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NHS Direct: Self Injury

Includes information on: symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatment.

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Website-based At-ease is a mental health resource for young people under stress or worried about their thoughts and feelings.

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