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The self-harm spectrum

Is self-harm something that only people who have mental health problems do?

Theme

Health sciences

Content

A workshop that broadens the thinking around self-harm, considering the history and development of the concept over the centuries. Is self-harm something that only people who have mental health problems do?

Why this is important

Having a deeper understanding of behaviours that are considered ‘deviant’ in society helps to dispel the stigma associated with it and allows those who are suffering mental distress to come forward for help more readily.

Key descriptors

Self-harm; mental health

Year groups

Years 10, 11, 12, 13

Speaker

Sandra Walker

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