Understanding Self-Harm for Family & Friends (three dates)

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FREE café-style discussion group – 3 sessions available

Are you the parent, carer, sibling, close friend (must be over 18) of someone who self-harms? Do you want to try to understand self-harm and know how to help?

Battle Scars is a survivor-led organisation. Jenny Groves, the Battle Scars founder and CEO, will be facilitating this session to help provide you with a better understanding of self-harm.

Our definition of self-harm includes anything from cutting to hair-pulling and from overdosing to eating disorders.

Wednesday 9 Oct 2019
6.30 – 8.30 pm
Lovell Park Hub
Wintoun Street

Saturday 12 Oct 2019
6.30 – 8.30 pm
Lovell Park Hub
Wintoun Street

Saturday 26 Oct 2019
2 – 4 pm
Vale Circles Hub
Tunstall Road Com. Centre
12 Tunstall Rd
Leeds, LS11 5JF

Saturday 23 Nov 2019
2 – 4 pm
Stocks Hill Hub
Chapel Lane
Leeds, LS12 2DJ

Refreshments provided.

Free parking available at all hubs (for Lovell Park Hub please ask facilitators for parking permit).

This is aimed at non-professionals who support a loved one. If you are a professional and wish to know more about self-harm please check out our training on our website. Please do not attend this session.

Booking is essential and you can attend as many as you wish.

To book please visit our website: http://www.battle-scars-self-harm.org.uk/understanding-self-harm.html

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