What is Self-harm?

Self-harm is described as emotional hurt manifesting itself as a behaviour in which people hurt or harm themselves to help deal with upsetting psychological or emotional hurt.

Learning Objectives

  • Defining and recognising self-harm
  • Supporting a child
  • Bringing about change

Teacher Video: About self harm


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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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