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Cornell Research Program on Self-Injury and Recovery
Has information on self-harm and resources for people who self-harm for parents, caregivers and friends.
Facts for Families: Self-Injury In Adolescents (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)
Self-injury is the act of deliberately destroying body tissue, at times to change a way of feeling. Self-injury is seen differently by groups and cultures within society. This appears to have become more popular lately, especially in adolescents.
How can I stop cutting? (Kids Health)
Practical tips on resisting the urge to cut, distracting yourself, and expressing pain and deep hurt in a healthy way. (search under teen’s site and type in “ how can I stop cutting?)
In Our Hands
Free resources related to mental health challenges and disorders, including eating disorders and self harm.
KU-US Crisis Line Society
KUU-US Crisis Line has been in operation since 1993 . As an accredited agency of the American Association of Suicidology, crisis intervention trained phone operators assist those in crisis 24hrs a day. The previous "jursidictional area" covered by KUU-US was Port Alberni, Bamfield and the West Coast of Vancouver Island. Although these areas will still be serviced as the communities are accustomed to, KUU-US has expanded crisis services to all Aboriginal people on Vancouver Island and the province of British Columbia.
Learning Links: Enhanced Learning Series in Child and Youth Mental Health
LearningLinks is an online learning resource designed to enhance knowledge, skills and confidence in child and youth mental health to support the needs of health care professionals and improving access for children, youth and families to medical specialists with expertise in child and youth mental health in BC.
Pinwheel Education Series Recording: Self Harm & Healthy Coping Tools
In this Pinwheel, we learn about self-harm, signs and symptoms, and treatment options.
Self Harm in Young People (in the know)
This webinar addresses what self harm is and the Satir Model Iceberg Metaphor.
Self Injury Quick Reference Sheet
A list of the top websites, books, videos, toolkits and support services.
Self-Harm (Child and Youth Health)
Overview of self-harm for teens, as well as tips on how to help a friend.
Self-Harm (Youth in BC)
Information on what is self-harm, why do people self-harm, alternatives to self-harming, tips on how to stop self-harming and self care & support.
Self-injury In Youth: The Essential Guide to Assessment and Intervention
Divided into five major sections, the book offers background historical and cultural information, discussion of self-injury etiology, assessment and intervention/prevention issues, and relevant resources for those working with youths who self-injure. By Mary Nixon & Nancy Heath
Summer Institute 2010: Presentation Recordings
Opening Remarks, Mental Health and School Partnerships, Youth Voices, Addressing Anxiety Issues in Schools Myths and Facts of Self-Harm and Suicide, Understanding Disordered Eating and Eating Disorders, Understanding Youth with Concurrent Disorders, Mental Health Promotion Strategies in Schools & Closing Remarks
When your child is cutting: a parent's guide to helping children overcome self-injury
This book offers you information and advice for dealing with a child who is hurting him or herself. Learn why self-injury happens, how to identify it, and how to address this sensitive topic with calm and confidence. by Merry E. McVey-Noble, Sony Khemlani-Patel & Fugen A. Neziroglu

BC Children's Hospital

This is an agency of Provincial Health Services Authority, providing provincial tertiary mental health services to the citizens of British Columbia. Programs include: Adult Tertiary Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatric Services, Child & Adolescent Mental Health, Women’s Reproductive Mental Health, as well as the Provincial Specialized Eating Disorders Program for children and youth located at the BC Children’s Hospital.

Provincial Health Services Authority

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) is one of six health authorities – the other five health authorities serve geographic regions of BC.

Ministry of Health

British Columbia Ministry of Health

RBC Children's Mental Health Project

RBC Children’s Mental Health Project is RBC's cornerstone “health and wellness” pillar; RBC Children’s Mental Heath Project is a multi-year philanthropic commitment to support community-based and hospital programs that reduce stigma, provide early intervention and increase public awareness about children’s mental health issues.

BC Children's Hospital Foundation

Through a wide range of fundraising events and opportunities, The BC Children's Hospital Foundation is united with its donors by a single, simple passion - to improve the health and the lives of the young people who enter BC Children's Hospital every day.