Self-harm and eating disorders are a few of the ways that people try to deal with emotional pain and/or pressure. The typical ages are 12-24, but self-harm is not uncommon at any age. This class is especially designed to help you understand what self-harm is, why people use self-harm, and addresses some of the myths as well as prepares you to know how to respond.

Because of the prevalence of self-harm in our society, everyone is encouraged and welcome to attend. Youth leaders and workers are strongly encouraged to take this class. You will receive lecture notes and helpful handouts.

Topics Covered

  • What is Self Harm?
  • Why Self Harm?
  • Reasons for Self-Harm?
  • Myths about Self-Harm?
  • The True Problem

We also can bring this class to your ministry team/site.