S2E7: Self-harm & Mental Health with Satveer Nijjar

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In S2E7, Catri Barrett speaks to self-harm expert and educator, Satveer Nijjar. Satveer is the founder of Attention Seekers, which offers bespoke self-harm awareness training to schools, workplaces and institutions.

In this open, raw and educational episode, Catri and Satveer explore...

  • The different definitions of self-harm and what it means to self-injure and self-poison
  • Triggers of self-harm: emotional distress and struggling
  • Risk taking behaviours: how sexual and criminal risk taking and sabotaging relationships can be intentionally harmful to oneself.
  • Spotting potential early signs
  • How to best support and speak to someone who is self-harming even if you don’t understand
  • Ways to remove the stigma and taboo that is fed by fear and a lack of understanding
  • Potential barriers that prevent someone from engaging with support and treatment ways to overcome this
  • Unhelpful language and phrases that should be avoided when talk to someone, or about, self-harm and better alternatives.

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