Often people find it difficult to talk about self-harm. This course offers opportunity to safely share different perspectives, and explore use of language, stereotypes and helpful and unhelpful experiences.

This course will explore facts, myths and meanings of self-harm from a range of lived and professional experiences to encourage a broader and deeper knowledge of self-harm and healthier alternatives.

Through the voices of lived and professional experience in relation to self-harm, this course will open up a space to explore tools, techniques and strategies for treating, managing or supporting the experience of self-harm.

This event will cover:

  • More open and compassionate conversations about self-harm
  • Learning more about how to reduce self-harm
  • Would like to explore ideas about how to respond to self-harm


  • Emily Wilson (Acting Recovery Program Team Leader / Start Now Clinic Senior Social Worker / Session by Session Clinician) — headspace Early Psychosis, Alfred Mental and Addiction Health

Categories: Recovery & supported decision making, Therapeutic theory & practice, Younger persons mental health
Disciplines: Allied Health, Lived Experience Workforce, Medical, Nursing, Other
Levels: Introductory
Lifespans: Child, Adolescent, Youth, Adult, Older Persons

Tuesday 4 October 2022
10:00 to 16:00
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