Knowledge Exchange Seminar Series (KESS)

Self-harm and Help-seeking: Service-User and Practitioner Perspectives

Dr Maggie Long, Dr Roger Manktelow, Dr Anne Tracey (Ulster) Self-harm is a significant public health issue and an important risk factor for suicide, about which there is a lack of Northern Ireland-based research. Self-harm is recognised to be considerably more prevalent than is suggested by reported figures based on hospital emergency department presentations. Self-harm … Read moreSelf-harm and Help-seeking: Service-User and Practitioner Perspectives

Findings from the Registry of Self Harm for Northern Ireland

Dr Denise O’Hagan, (QUB) A National Registry of Self-Harm has been operating in the Republic of Ireland since 2002. Under the Northern Ireland (NI) Suicide Strategy a Registry of Self Harm was piloted in the Western Health & Social Care (HSC) Trust area from 2007. The Registry was then implemented across all five HSC Trusts … Read moreFindings from the Registry of Self Harm for Northern Ireland