Adolescent self-harm: what can we do about it?

On Demand (IF 2021)

60 minPWYD

Talk | Health & Medicine, Society, The Mind

Discovering a child is self-harming can be a frightening and distressing experience. It can leave friends and family feeling confused about why it has happened and what they can do to help. Consultant Clinical Psychologist Professor Paul Stallard explores why some adolescents self-harm, how parents can helpfully respond and what adolescents can do to help themselves. This event brings together research findings from a self-help app co-designed and developed with young people with the opportunity to ask your questions.

Watch the recording of this live public event held on

14 October 2021 at IF Oxford

Paul Stallard is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist who has worked with children and adolescents with mental health problems for over 40 years. He is Professor of Child and Family Mental Health at the University of Bath where he is researching the use of prevention programmes and technology to improve child mental health.

National Institute for Health Research

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