Self Harm Awareness Day

Posted on February 27, 2014 by Amy Tolmie
Categories: Secondary, 16-19s,

March the 1st is National Self-harm Awareness Day, a global event that sees organisations from around the world pull together to raise awareness of a very difficult issue.

Our friends at have the annual privilege of teaming up with ChildLine, Youthnet and YoungMinds in preparation for the awareness day. This year's campaign carries the simple but very important message:

"You are not alone"

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Why not use this opportunity to share with others about how and where you come across self-harm in your work in schools and with young people. You can add a comment below letting others know what worked well for you and how you coped when faced with this issue.

If you are in a situation now with a young person who is self-harming and you are not sure what to do check out our guide on helping students who self-harm for some advice.