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 DisabilityA physical or mental impairment that has a substantial and long term negative effect on your ability to do normal daily activities (Equality…
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