Safe with Self-Injury: A Public Lecture and Book Launch for National Self-Injury Awareness Day

Safe with Self-Injury: A Public Lecture and Book Launch for National Self-Injury Awareness Day

When: Wednesday, 1st March 2017, 6:30 pm

Where: The Old Theatre, The Old Building, London School of Economics, Houghton Street, London, WC2A 2AE

Speakers -

Wedge, founder of LifeSIGNS: Self-Injury Guidance & Network Support

User-led Online Peer Support – Shallow, Deep & Vital

This presentation will explore 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.

www.lifesigns.org.uk @LifeSIGNS

 

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.

The Impact of Alcohol on Self-harm

This presentation will examine the relationship between alcohol (mis)use and self-injury with reference to the impact of alcohol on emotional and physical well-being.
www.zestni.org 

Kay Inckle, Department of Sociology, LSE

Self-Injury Essentials: Social Justice, Embodiment & Harm-Reduction

This presentation will draw from the book Safe with Self-Injury, and focus on three essential requirements for understanding and responding helpfully to self-injury: social justice, embodiment and harm-reduction.

 

Ticket price: Admission is free but please pre-register for the event by emailing: sociology.events@lse.ac.uk

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