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In S2E7, Catri Barrett speaks to self-harm expert and educator, Satveer Nijjar. Satveer is the founder of Attention Seekers, which offers bespoke self-harm awareness training to schools, workplaces and institutions.

 

In this open, raw and educational episode, Catri and Satveer explore...

 

The different definitions of self-harm and what it means to self-injure and self-poison

Triggers of self-harm: emotional distress and struggling

Risk taking behaviours: how sexual and criminal risk taking and sabotaging relationships can be intentionally harmful to oneself.

Spotting potential early signs

How to best support and speak to someone who is self-harming even if you don’t understand

Ways to remove the stigma and taboo that is fed by fear and a lack of understanding

Potential barriers that prevent someone from engaging with support and treatment ways to overcome this

Unhelpful language and phrases that should be avoided when talk to someone, or about, self-harm and better alternatives.

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If you’re struggling, there are many resources, apps and websites that you can reach out to for support…

 

Hub of Hope App

Campaign Against Living Miserably

NHS / PHE One You

Text Crisis messenger service SHOUT.

CALM HARM App

Stay Alive app

 

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