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“Medical professionals, and people in general, find self-injury so difficult to deal with and so confronting because most people are unable to empathise with it. They find the thought of destroying their own flesh incomprehensible.”
Nellie Worringham gave a moving account of her own experience of self-injury and some of her experiences of therapy, as well [...]

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Chair: Maree Teesson
Speaker: Merinda Epstein
Please see below for link to powerpoint presentation download.
Merinda is a mental health consumer 
She will give a presentation from the consumer and expert/professional position
Works for Our Consumer Place – in Melbourne  - interested in BPD and self-harm
Has been lobbying around BPD for 24 years for most of the time have been [...]

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Our non profit Mental Health Summer Forum is fast approaching!
This year we are tackling the topic of self-harm in our society.
The forum will focus on understanding the issues, translating research into innovative practice, and moving towards hope, healing and recovery. How do we address the crisis of self-harm among young people? How should we [...]

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