March 13, 2018


Held on International Self-Injury Awareness Day 2018, this webinar provides a unique insight into self-harm for those struggling with self-harm, their family members and medical professionals. Evidence-based techniques that can be used to provide support and reduce and eliminate self-harming behavior are also discussed.



Our Expert

Senator Joan FreemanSenator Joan Freeman

We are honored to have an international expert present our first NAMI's Ask the Expert. Senator Joan Freeman is a psychologist from Ireland who has been a psychotherapist and founder and CEO of Pieta House (The Suicide and Self-Harm Crisis Centers).

She is currently an Irish Senator, founder and CEO of Solace House (Suicide Prevention Center) in New York, and is the author of the best-selling book Cover-up: Understanding Self-Harm.

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