Hot Topics: Self-Harm, 1st Edition

  • Toney Allman
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1534560181
  • ISBN-13: 9781534560185
  • DDC: 616.858200
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released July 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Self-harm is a problem many young adults struggle with silently. Decreasing the stigma surrounding this phenomenon is key to ending its prevalence. Using charts and full-color photographs, the underlying causes of this dangerous trend are examined, helping readers understand the reasons why they harm themselves and recognize the signs in others. Contact information is provided for organizations that young adults can turn to for emotional support and healthier ways to cope with stress.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Introduction: A Growing Epidemic.
1: Intentional Personal Harm.
2: Reasons for Self-Injury.
3: Inherent Risks of Self-Injury.
4: The Recovery Process.
5: Prevention Strategies.
Discussion Questions.
Organizations to Contact.
For More Information.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.