Self-Harm

Classroom Resources

This range of resources provide support for lesson delivery.

  • Harmless: on this website there are some downloadable information flyers and workbooks that can be purchased.

Websites

This range of websites provide further advice for teachers on self-harm.

  • NHS: This resource provides a wide range of support including explaining more about self-harm, providing information sheets for young people, parents and carers, and additional resources on self-harm.
  • Anna Freud Centre: Here this webpage provides a range of information on identifying the signs, risky behaviour, and top tips.
  • University of Oxford: In 2018 this resource was created for school staff. It provides more information about self-harm, which young people are more vulnerable to self-harm, why young people self-harm and more. Take a look here.

Videos

This range of videos provide further advice for teachers on self-harm.

Guidance

  • NICE Guidance: This guidance on self-harm in over 8s provides short term management strategies alongside information for prevention reoccurrence.
  • NICE Guidance: This guidance offers long term management suggestions for self-harm in over 8s.
  • Turning the Tide: This practical guidance and toolkit on managing self-harm was produced for schools in Cornwall, but it brings together a variety of information on self-harm including the signs, assessing risk and signposting to more advice. Take a look below.