Working together to support people who self-harm

Date produced 20 June 2016

Hear our interdisciplinary panel's perspective on how we may best support people who self harm.

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Watch this facilitated panel discussion of Stephanie's story and you will be better equipped to:

  • describe the motivations and help-seeking behaviours of people who self-harm and associations between self-injury and psychiatric morbidity, suicide and substance use
  • implement key principles of providing an integrated approach in the early identification of help-seeking behaviour for people who self-harm
  • identify challenges, tips and strategies in providing a collaborative response to assist people who self-harm and increase help-seeking behaviour.

 

Panellists

Review our interdiscplinary panel of experts' bios: 

  • Professor Philip Hazell (NSW-based Psychiatrist, New South Wales)
  • Associate Professor Rachel Rossiter (Nurse Practitioner, New South Wales)
  • Dr Tim Fitzpatrick (Rural General Practitioner, Victoria)
  • Ms Sally Young (Social Worker, Queensland)

Facilitator:

  • Dr. Konrad Kangru (General Practitioner, Queensland)


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