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Shedding light on self-injury: Resources for schools and parents

Strategies for Parents

Downloads - Dos and Don'ts of addressing NSSI in schools

Online Training


External Websites



  • Whitlock, J., & Lloyd-Richardson. (2019). Healing self-injury: A compassionate guide for parents and other loved ones. Oxford University Press.

  • Martin, G., Hasking, P., Dawkins, J., Swannell, S., & McAllister, M. (2019). Seeking solutions to self-injury: A guide for caregivers and families. Brisbane: Centre for Suicide Prevention, The University of Queensland. [download]

  • Berger, E., Hasking, P., & Reupert, A. (2014). Guidelines for responding to non-suicidal self-injury in schools. Monash University. [download]

  • Martin, G., Hasking, P., Swannell, S., Lee, M., McAllister, M., & Greisbach, K. (2013). Seeking solutions to self-injury: A guide for school staff (2nd ed.). Brisbane: Centre for Suicide Prevention, The University of Queensland.  [download]

  • Berger, E., Hasking, P., & Reupert, A. (2014). Knowledge and experiences of school staff towards student self-Injury. Monash University. [download]

  • S.A.F.E. Alternatives. (2008). Self-injury: A manual for school professionals. Chicago: Virgin Ink Press.

  • Miller, D., & Brock, S. (2011). Identifying, assessing, and treating self-injury at school: Developmental psychopathology at school. New York: Springer Publishing.

  • Gratz, K., & Chapman, A. (2009). Freedom from self-harm: Overcoming self-injury with skills from DBT and other treatments. Oakland: New Harbinger Publications.

  • Hollander, M. (2008). Helping teens who cut: Understanding and ending self-injury. New York: Guilford Publications.

  • Conterio, K., Lader, W., Bloom, J. (1998). Bodily harm: The breakthrough healing program for self-injurers. New York: Hyperion.

  • Nixon, M., & Heath, N. (2008). Self-injury in youth: The essential guide to assessment and intervention. New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group.

  • Juhnke, G., Granello, P., & Haag Granello, D. (2010). Suicide, self-injury, and violence in the schools: Assessment, prevention, and intervention strategies. Hoboken: John Wiley & Sons.

  • D’Onofrio, A. (2007). Adolescent self-injury: A comprehensive guide for counsellors and healthcare professionals. New York: Springer Publishing.

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