Self-harm & Suicide

Self-harm is an increasingly recognised phenomenon and one of the strongest predictors of suicide, which continues to be one of the leading causes of death in young people world-wide. Self-harm can take many forms and may present with or without suicidal intent and both in the context of mental disorder, and without.

  • Sad looking teenage girl

    ‘Suicide and self-harm; The Research, The Evidence, The Interventions’ Emanuel Miller Memorial Lecture & International Online Conference

    A critical topic that all those working in the field of child and adolescent mental health should know about. Learn about the latest research, the different types of interventions, and the evidence base that supports this.

    Event type
    Emanuel Miller International Conference
    Location
    LIVE STREAM
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  • Depressed teenager

    Depression: Identifying and Supporting Children and Young People

    This FREE webinar covers an especially important topic, particularly following the pandemic, as children may struggle to articulate how they are feeling, and parents/teachers may not know how to approach the child. It is also important as many people perceive children are resilient and will ‘spring back’, however this view may be harmful for children who need help.

    Event type
    Talk with Q&A
    Location
    FREE live stream
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  • Dr. Dennis Ougrin

    Understanding Self-harm & Suicide – Ask the Expert (recording)

    For this teachers and education professional session welcomed Professor Dennis Ougrin to share his knowledge and insights into self-harm and suicide; specifically exploring the complexity around this phenomenon, by providing data on prevalence, risk factors and strategies for support.

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  • India Branch Event

    The Future is CAMHS – Exploring a Career in Child and Adolescent Mental Health

    Bookings closed. FREE event for early career professionals in India. In this FREE online event, attendees will hear from a range of professionals about why you should consider a career in child and adolescent mental health, what to expect from the role, and how to become a child and adolescent mental health professional. This is an event organised by the ACAMH India Branch. Please note the time zone for your region.

    Event type
    Talk with Q&A
    Location
    Live stream from India
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  • Dr. Séverine Lannoy

    Suicidal ideation during adolescence: The roles of aggregate genetic liability for suicide attempts and negative life events in the past year

    Suicidal thoughts and behaviors (STB) constitute a central public health concern in adolescence. Previous studies emphasized the difficulty to cope with negative life events during adolescence as a risk factor for STB. Séverine Lannoy et al

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  • Female Teacher Helping Pupil Using Computer In Classroom

    Self Harm – Pedagogy in practice

    This free Self Harm session is exclusively for teachers and school leaders, and Chartered College of Teaching Members. ACAMH is delighted to have teamed up with the Chartered College of Teaching to present these FREE online training series entitled ‘Pedagogy in practice’.

    Event type
    Pedagogy in practice
    Location
    LIVE STREAM
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  • Professor Dennis Ougrin

    Understanding Self-harm & Suicide – Ask the Expert

    For this teacher and school leader exclusive session we are delighted to welcome Professor Dennis Ougrin to share his knowledge and insights into self-harm and suicide; specifically exploring the complexity around this phenomenon, by providing data on prevalence, risk factors and strategies for support.

    Event type
    Teachers and other Education Professionals
    Location
    LIVE STREAM
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  • How to cope - book cover

    How to Cope When Your Child Can’t: How parents can help themselves and each other

    This free session uses the latest evidence-based research, and examples from parents to help us understand what we can and cannot do; to help us to accept any distress, worry, anxiety, sadness or loss of control in our situations; to see that we can tolerate these things; and to know that there are ways to move forward.

    Event type
    Talk with Q&A
    Location
    LIVE STREAM
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  • self harm image of teen, not self harming

    NICE guidelines for self-harm: a new school of thought

    New NICE guidelines for the management of self-harm in the UK emphasise the important role of non-specialists. In this article, Holly Crudgington and Dennis Ougrin discuss this guidance, focusing on the new advice for schools and its implications.

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  • ACEs image

    Childhood Adversity: Recovery, Resilience and Prevention Seminars

    BOOKINGS CLOSE TUESDAY 3 MAY at 12 noon. A series of four virtual half-day seminars have been organised by ACAMH in collaboration with Child and Family Training (CFT). Don’t miss this chance to attend four half-day online seminars, and NINE practitioner guides PLUS associated licences, and SAVE up to £50! Over 10 hours of online training, with access to the recording for 28 days, PLUS 4 CPD certificates emailed to you for each of the sessions.

    Event type
    4 half day training online
    Location
    LIVE STREAM
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