Year: 2006 Source: London, UK: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006. 264p. SIEC No: 20070380

This book offers advice on how to identify young people at risk of self-harm, cope with the aftermath of self-harm or attempted suicide & develop training programs for teachers & health-care professionals. It also examines the roles of self-help, telephone helplines, e-mail counselling, & walk-in crisis centres in providing support for young people. The authors outline risk & protective factors & explore why some adolescents with suicidal thoughts harm themselves while others do not. They also investigate what motivates some young people to seek help & whether teen feel they receive the support they need.