Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2023

Abstract

Rates of suicide and self-harm have been increasing in children and adolescents over the last 20 years (CDC, 2022). Suicidality and self-harm are preventable, treatable, and manageable. Parents and those who work with children, teens, and young adults are an important part in addressing this issue. This article reviews the current statistics of suicide and self-harm, role of trauma, risk-factors, causes, prevention, and treatment options. Practical tips and resources are included. The reader will better understand the phenomenon and know how self-harm and suicide can be prevented and treated.

Comments

Issue Title: Mental Health

Journal Title

Journal of Family Research and Practice

Volume

3

Issue

1

First Page

13

Last Page

26

First Department

Social Work

Acknowledgements

Open access article retrieved July 17, 2023 from https://www.nadfamily.org/resources/journal/

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