Self-harm facts and advice
Get expert tips to support children
As children’s use of the online world grows, increasing mental health issues such as self-harm are taking a different form online. Children are now actively seeking abuse online as a way to self-harm.
If you suspect that your child is self-harming or you’d simply like more advice to stay informed on the issue, the advice hub will provide insight from our expert panel and advice on which organisations are available to give you and your child one-to-one support.
Understand the risks that children may face online to offer the right support
See advice to give children the right tools to challenge extremism online and build their digital resilience
Learn strategies of how to address radicalisation and where to seek help if you are concerned
See parents and carers guide created by the University of Oxford to help parents, carers, other family members and friends cope when a young person is self-harming