MHFA Non-Suicidal Self-Injury

Standardized, Evidence based

Certificate- Mental Health First Aid NSSI Conversations

Licensed by MHFA International


Self-injury is a negative coping response exhibited by people who are in distress and people who engage in NSSI are at a higher risk for suicide. The webinar will teach you the different causes for people to engage in NSSI, different methods in which a person might engage in NSSI, consequences of NSSI and first aid techniques to apply to a person who engages in NSSI. The course builds you practical skills to approach people who engage in NSSI with confidence, have a non-judgmental conversation, give them reassurance, and encourage them to get professional help.

The course will teach you

  • Why people engage in self-injury
  • How to talk to someone about their self-injury
  • How to help the person stay safe
  • How to direct someone to appropriate professional help
  • How to asses for suicidal thoughts and behaviours


  • This is a 5-hour course delivered via two video conferencing sessions of 2.5 hours each.
  • Face to face is a given on half a day classroom


The course is run all over India and is available to any adult.

Training Fee

Contact MHFA India for further details.

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