Self Harm & Suicide Ideation

Find resources, video clips and training on self-harm and suicide ideation.


We need to talk about Suicide

by Health Education England & Public Health England. This course is designed to help all of us recognise the part we can play in preventing suicide in our day-to-day interactions. 60 mins

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Talking to Your Children About Emotional Resilience and Self-Harm

by Virtual College & Self Harm UK. This course handles the subject of teenage self-harm and ways to spot the signs and support children, in a sensitive and informational way.

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External Training

from Zero Suicide Alliance

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Powerful Self-Harm Short Video's

Due to the sensitive nature of the subject matter, we strongly advise any reviewing of the below resources before watching these clips with any young person or child.

Understanding Non-Suicidal Self Injury

When a person inflicts self-injury but doesn’t want to end their life, it’s called Non-Suicidal Self-Injury. This can be a sign of psychological or emotional distress.

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Turning to Self-Harm

BBC Teach

A powerful animated documentary relating the story of India, a young woman who began self-harming as a response to anxiety caused by being bullied and low self-esteem. This animation provides key information in the channels of help there are in the UK (initial conversations with the GP, referral to CAMHS and specialised help), but also highlights forms of therapy.

Suitable for teaching PSHE at KS3 and GCSE in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and parents / carers.

Self-Harm Animation

Features authentic stories from young people who have experienced self-harm and are in recovery now.

An animated film by young people NHS Foundation Trust – Made for Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

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