Living with Self-Harm (for people working with children and young people)


What is the event?

This is a two hour course for people working with children and young people in West Sussex.

This course is being delivered through a partnership between Coastal West Sussex Mind, YMCA Downslink Group and West Sussex County Council.

Course Content

If The Hurt Could Talk What Would It Say? (Living with Self Harm)

  • To raise awareness of self harm from a young person’s perspective, drawing from a collection of stories and poems.

  • To explore some of the reasons why young people self harm and challenge the myths that surrounds them. Identify what works for a young person who self harms, exploring strategies and ways forward in getting the right help.

  • To develop helpful responses to a young persons disclosure and explore how hearing their stories impacts us and how we go about looking after ourselves

The nearest train station is Chichester rail station which is a 10 minute walk to New Park Centre. There is some free on-site car parking which is on a first come first served basis and not able to be reserved. There are also four disabled car parking spaces in site. Next to New Park is a large public car park with pay and display.


The course runs from 2.30pm - 4.30pm

It is essential that you arrive on time and complete the course. If this is not possible please inform us by email before proceeding to book at [email protected]

Registration fee

Your £10 registration fee is non-refundable.


Please notify us ASAP if you are unable to attend this course.

This course is heavily subsidised as it is a funded programme. Our aim is to ensure all available places are taken up.

Please inform us if you are unable to take up your space as we can offer this to someone on our waiting list.

In-House Courses

In House courses are a cost-effective way of training a whole team in your own venue, on a date that works for you. Please contact us to discuss your exact training needs on:

01903 277010

We hope you enjoy the course!

Book the course here

This event is run by the following services:
  • Coastal West Sussex Mind, mental health training
  • When is the event?


    Free to attend?

    Regular event?

    Contact Details
    Location Details

    Lewes Room,
    Field Place,
    BN13 1NP