Self-Harm: Coping Strategies

Examples of effective coping mechanisms that can help a child who is self-harming and tips to help establish what their ‘triggers’ are.

Learning Objectives

  • Recognising self-harm coping mechanisms
  • Recognising self-harm triggers

Teacher Video: self harm coping strategies


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Created by:
Neil Garrity,  
Wellbeing specialist
Neil has been working in mental healthOur emotional wellbeing. for 30 years. He is a Registered Learning Disability NurseSomeone that helps look after us when we are ill. and Registered Mental Health Nurse, as well as being a Counsellor and…
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