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Help, Hope, and Cope - An open discussion on Intentional Self Harm

The Keynote adress by Dr. Stephen Lewis was eye opening.  As a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the Unversity of Guelph, Dr. Lewis's was able to give personal and professional experience surrounding self-injury and youth mental health.

Following Dr. Lewis's presentation, attendees had the opportunity to listen to a panel of experts who gave professional and personal experiences using four key statements:

  1. The stigma and myths attached to self harm

  2. Information on community resources and support

  3. Realistic strategies for coping and supporting someone

  4. Your questions and/or concerns regarding self harm

The evening was concluded with a Question and Answer period and discussion with the panelists.

Updated November 13, 2017