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Understanding self-harm and suicide

The videos on this page talk about the sensitive topic of self-harm; how unmet emotional needs can give rise to different forms of self-harm and the relationship between self-harm and suicide.

If you are affected by the issues raised in any of these videos, please contact your GP, child & adolescent mental health services or call 0300 111 6000 to speak to someone at Suffolk Mind who can help you to access the right support.

These videos were commissioned by Suffolk Public Health to help prevent self-harm and suicide.

Conversations about self-harm

How do we approach having conversations about self-harm? It’s normal to feel concerned about speaking to children and young people about self-harm; we may worry about saying something which makes things worse. This video shares some key steps to take when having important conversations with someone who may be self-harming.  

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