To recognise Self-Injury Awareness Day 2017 and to launch a new book by Dr. Kay Inckle, three evening talks and discussions are scheduled for the 1st of March.
You are invited to attend and particpate – it’s free entry and you can register with a quick email.
User-led Online Peer Support – Shallow, Deep & Vital
Wedge, founder of LifeSIGNS: Self-Injury Guidance & Network Support
Exploring the development of online peer-support and the ways in which the rise of social networks have impacted on it, highlighting the importance of self-expression and being heard.
The Impact of Alcohol on Self-harm
Conor McCafferty, Business Director and psychotherapist, Zest, Northern Ireland, Chair of the Northern Ireland Suicide Strategy Implementation Body
Noella McConnellogue, Clinical Director and psychotherapist, Zest, Northern Ireland
Examining the relationship between alcohol (mis)use and self-injury with reference to the impact of alcohol on emotional and physical well-being.
Self-Injury Essentials: Social Justice, Embodiment & Harm-Reduction
Kay Inckle, Department of Sociology, LSE
Drawing from the book, Safe with Self-Injury, and focusing on three essential requirements for understanding and responding helpfully to self-injury: social justice, embodiment and harm-reduction.