17 May 2018

Teens self harming: psychologist's advice for parents

From Nine To Noon, 11:25 am on 17 May 2018

Research indicates between a third and half of 12-18 year-olds have intentionally harmed themselves at least once. Professor of Psychology at Victoria University of Wellington, Marc Wilson, is one of our country's top researchers on self-harming. He is leader of the Youth Wellbeing Study Team, and is building a stock of resources for when a parent discovers their child is hurting themselves on purpose.