This range of resources provide support for lesson delivery, for example lesson plans.
- Harmless have some downloadable information, flyers and workbooks that can be purchased on their website.
- NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde: The On-Edge Learning about self-harm resource pack provides 4 lesson plans, presentation material and video resources.
- BBC Teach: This webpage provides a useful video on India's story of self-harm and teacher notes for KS3 and KS4.
This range of websites provide further advice for teachers on self-harm.
- NHS: This resource for schools 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: 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.
- Norfolk County Council: This document provides advice on creating a self-harm policy.
- Start a Conversation: Aims to raise awareness of suicide and signpost to support that is available. Have a look at the calendar of events for upcoming training and national awareness days.
These videos will provide more information for teachers about self-harm.
- Leicestershire Educational Psychology Service: A bitesize video lasting 8 minutes providing an introductory understanding of self-harm in children and young people. It aims to provide information on why children or young people may self-harm and ways of supporting self-harm behaviour through finding 'safer' alternatives.
These guidance documents will provide more information for teaching staff about self-harm.
- 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. The document can be found below.
- Young people who self harm - A guide for school staff can be found below.