Self Harming & Suicide

Self harm is increasing as an issue that youth workers are constantly having to deal with. How do we help our young people to deal with the pain that they are facing and to find ways forward?


Visit Youthline's website here for information about self harm


These documents are used in clinical settings and provided to assist you in assessing the situation - use of any of these forms does not constitute an entire plan - It is vital that proper psychological assessment and referral to mental health / counselling is given in ANY case of Self Harm or Potential Suicide.


If you believe someone is at risk of a suicide attempt the following - contact a professional IMMEDIATELY.

Contact the Crisis Assessment Team for your area contacts here

Contact Youthline Helpline 0800 37 66 33 or text 234