Free Self-Harm & Suicide Alertness training session dates

Written by helen. Posted in Blog

Anyone working with children or young people is invited to attend a free workshop on Self-Harm and Suicide Alertness on the following dates:

Barrow fire station, 9:30am-1pm

  • 30 June
  • 21 July
  • 25 August

Kendal fire station, 9am-12:30pm

  • 18 July
  • 15 August

The session incorporates case studies, video and group discussion delivered by experienced counsellors.


I have a better understanding of a specific student I work with” - Pastoral Coordinator

“Excellent workshop, lots of knowledge gained that will benefit my role as a PCSO” - Police Community Support Officer

“Highly recommend, trainer’s experience and knowledge was clearly evident” - School Nurse


Outcomes of the session:

  • To understand what is self-harm and why young people self-harm
  • To experience increased confidence in discussing self-harm and suicidal ideation with young people and appreciate the importance of asking directly about thoughts of suicide
  • To be aware of the Cumbria LSCB guidance for professionals working with children and young people who self-harm and how to relate it to our work
  • To be aware of local and national resources that are available 

To book a place please contact Helen Mason on 01229 832269 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

This can also be delivered in-house at your workplace.