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What is Self-Harm and Why Do Teens Do It?

 Student Story: Rachel

Teenagers with unexplained marks and cuts on their bodies are crying out for help. And while it’s hard to imagine why anyone might want to cause themselves pain, parents need to recognize the signs of self-harm. This weekend on Parenting Today’s Teens, Mark Gregston coaches parents on how to get help for teens involved in self harm.

Author: Mark Gregston

Mark Gregston began working with teens more than 40 years ago as a youth minister and Young Life director. He has authored nearly two dozen books, has written hundreds of articles, and is host of the nationally-acclaimed Parenting Today’s Teens podcast and radio broadcast.