An Introduction to Understanding Self Harm

Free 2 hour online facilitated zoom Training

This free training is for persons over 18, especially those working in health, social care, community and educational environments. The ‘Introduction’ programme is non-clinical and aims to cover the elements of personal attitudes, various types of self-harm behaviour and the feelings and causes which may lead people to engage in the behaviour.

At the end of the workshop, participants will:

  • Have an increased awareness of self-harm.
  • Have developed an understanding of the issues faced by people who engage in self-harming behaviour.
  • Develop an awareness of how to help and what additional supports are available.

This course is funded by the HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention ( To register for An introduction to Understanding Self Harm training in the Dublin South East, Dun Laoghaire and East Wicklow region please click . To register for An Introduction to Understanding Self Harm training in other regions go to and look in the local Resource Officer for Suicide Prevention information section for that region for details or contact the email address above.


General Info

Date Entered/Updated
29th Sep, 2021
Expiry Date
29th Nov, 2021