Understanding & Preventing Self-Harm in Schools
224 pages
Age Range: 6 to 18
ISBN: 9781906531294

Understanding & Preventing Self-Harm in Schools: Effective Strategies for Identifying Risk & Providing Support

$74.95, Softcover (inc CD)
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Tina Rae, Jody Walshe

Key strategies for identifying & supporting vulnerable young people.

This practical, user-friendly resource is full of evidence-based strategies to support staff in identifying, preventing and supporting those at risk from self-harm and suicide in schools.

The toolkit can be used on a whole school, small group or individual basis to develop preventative and supportive approaches and raise awareness of risk factors and improve mental health. Understand how to start conversations and ensure that young people are able to engage fully in the learning process.


  • Training for Staff
  • Myths & Realities
  • Understanding Triggers
  • Social Media
  • Stopping the Cycle
  • Supporting Friends
  • CBT & Positive Psychology Approaches.

Resources include:

Sample School Self-Harm Policy

Information for parents

Sample letters