Self-Harm: Emily’s Story (feat. 4 coping strategies) – Real-Talk Series


A shortened version of Hettie & Tabz’s longer video getting real with some real-talk about SELF-HARM. Emily’s story of where self-harm has had a feature in her own life often comes as a surprise for those who know her. Hear how this strong minded lady, a joy to be around, opens up about her journey of self-harm, from as young as 11 years old. We talk about about what she’s learnt from her experiences and the experiences of others as we round up with our 4 TIPS & HELPS for dealing with handling self-harm.

This video serves as a great tool to use in PSCHE / Enrichment lessons / workshops in school with any year group. The full version of this video is one of our weekly uploads to this Channel and features a bit more engagement to build community online amongst young people in Southport. We cut that bit here though, to make this video shorter and as useful as possible for the secondary school curriculum!

We really hope this is helpful for anyone out there, whether it’s something you’ve personally struggled with or not. We never know what’s around the next corner, but we can have hope.

Third in a series of real-talk sessions in our Safe Space to explore the big issues of life and faith.


  • Text “YM” to 85258
  • Young Minds – Call Childline on 0800 1111

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