A work of fiction based on real-life stories, Moderate Violence is sensitively and thoughtfully written, perfectly describing how someone could quickly descend into the darkness of self-harm. A recommended read for young people or parents who want to try and put into words the life events that are sometimes just too hard to describe.
Self-harm is an increasingly common feature in modern society, affecting one in ten people. It is most common among the young, but is found in every age group, wherever people are struggling to cope with extreme emotions. This accessible, practical book demystifies a subject many people find hard to understand, assessing it's causes and showing the way to recovery. Suitable for both carer and harmer, this book offers an encouraging companion along the path to recovery.
Alumina is an online course for young people. SelfharmUK have adapted that content into a course book that young people and adults alike can use in their recovery journey. This workbook contains information, six weekly themes with a wide variety of activities and space to complete a 30 day diary. Whether you're looking for a book to work through to understand why you self-harm or something to use in your mentoring sessions, the Alumina workbook is a fantastic resource.
I need to put this on my wish list this year. Absolutely a necessity...Doug Fields is a great author and my academic advisor--a friend of his--absolutely raves about him. This needs to go in my library!
Talking about Self-harm has been used in schools, youth groups and a range of other contexts around the UK as a discussion starter for teenagers. Comprising four short films and some accompanying curriculum resources, the DVD was created using the full involvement of a group of young people who had struggled with the issues discussed in it. This 15-minute DVD includes four short films
Contemplative Youth Ministry is rooted in Mark Yaconelli's experience of co-directing the Youth Ministry and Spirituality Project. Through this, churches and youth ministers have explored contemplative prayer, discernment, spiritual direction, spiritual practice and Sabbath-living as a way of resourcing ministries with youth. This engaging book provides refreshment and new ways of thinking for anyone who has grown weary or disillusioned with the vital tasks of youth work
Alumina is an online course started by selfharm.co.uk for young people aged between 14 & 18. It doesn't matter how long you've been self-harming or what it means to you, Alumina is an opportunity to think more about it and work out what your next step might be. Go here http://alumina.selfharm.co.uk/