Suicide Prevention and Self-injury
Self-Injury and Youth - General Guidelines for Parents
Guidelines for parents with general information, signs of self-injury, and suggestions for identifying self-injury in youth.
What is Self-injury?
A handout from the Cornell Research Program about self-injury (SI) that addresses who engages in SI; when and why people self-injure; whether SI is a suicide attempt; and whether SI is contagious or addictive.
Educators and Self-injury
This website has been developed as a resource for educators. It provides information regarding how to recognize, understand, and respond to self-injury.
S.A.F.E. ALTERNATIVES® is a nationally recognized treatment approach, professional network, and educational resource base, which is committed to helping youth and others achieve an end to self-injurious behavior.
Information on symptoms, causes, risk factors, mental health and pharmaceutical treatments for those engaging in SI from the Mayo Clinic