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Resources for teachers and other school staff


The high prevalence of NSSI in adolescence and the associated risk factors, including:


  • deteriorating academic performance

  • being bullied

  • poor social connectedness


place school staff in a unique position to identify and refer at risk youth, facilitate help-seeking, and prevent escalation of NSSI. Referral by school staff is a significant factor in whether adolescents who self-injure receive timely treatment.


International Consortium on Self-Injury in Educational Setttings (ICSES)

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