Real Life Issues: Self-harm by Dee Pilgrim, Emma Caprez


Real Life Issues: Self-harm by Dee Pilgrim, Emma Caprez

Real Life Issues are self-help guides offering information and advice on a range of key issues that matter to teenagers. This book defines the issue of self-harm, probes the reader's experience of it and offers ways of understanding and coping with it. Written in a down-to-earth style, this guide aims to demystify an area that teenagers find hard to talk about, providing honest facts, practical advice, inspirational quotes, positive reassurance, and guidance towards specialist help.The book highlights case studies of people who have experienced and come through the issue, containing an honest account of what it's like deal with. It also includes interesting statistics showing the number of people who are or who have been affected by it; an examination of the impact self-harm might have on education, home and work life; a short quiz to explore why someone might be self-harming and to examine the reader's desires and expectations. Most importantly the guide provides practical tips on coping and how to stay in control, advice and guidance on how to seek and where to go to for further help, and related issues it might be worth exploring.

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80 pages


Dee Pilgrim, Emma Caprez
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Publication date

1st May 2007



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