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Visions Journal

A reminder that this article from our magazine Visions was published more than 1 year ago. It is here for reference only. Some information in it may no longer be current. It also represents the point of the view of the author only. See the author box at the bottom of the article for more about the contributor.


Reprinted from "Young People: Self-Injury" issue of Visions Journal, 2017, 13 (2), p. 40

Self-Injury Outreach & Support (SiOS)

SiOS offers information for people who experience self-injury as well as parents, partners, school professionals, mental health professionals, and medical professionals. Learn more about self-injury, find coping strategies, explore research, and see where you can do for help.

Self-Harm and Suicide: A suicide prevention toolkit

This toolkit from the Centre for Suicide Prevention discusses self-injury, the differences between self-injury and suicide attempts, and what to do if you are concerned about a loved one.

Self-Injury and Recovery Research and Resources

The Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery offers information and resources on self-injury, including a course for parents of young people who self-injure.

Self-Harm info sheet

Learn what self-injury can look like, who it affects, and where to go for help in BC.

Pinwheel Education Series: Self-Harm & Healthy Coping Tools

This is a recording of the Self-Harm & Healthy Coping Tools education session from Kelty Mental Health Resource Centre, which discusses self-injury, coping strategies, and different treatment options.

in the know: Self-Harm in Young People

This recording of an in the know education session helps parents and caregivers understand self-injury in young people, respond in supportive and helpful ways, set realistic expectations, and seek help.

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