When supporting a person experiencing feelings of suicide or self-harm, the role of the internet is frequently overlooked.
Proudly supporting the Samaritans’ internet safety guidance for practitioners, we are urging anyone who provides support around suicide and self-harm (across health, social care and the volunteer community) to learn how to have a meaningful conversation about safe internet use.
A new Internet Safety, Suicide and Self-Harm elearning programme, developed by Samaritans in partnership with Health Education England elearning for healthcare, takes only 20 minutes to complete and will assist anybody who provides support around suicide and self-harm to have these vital conversations.
Accessing the elearning
You can access the Internet Safety, Suicide and Self-Harm elearning programme at: https://www.e-lfh.org.uk/programmes/internet-safety-suicide-and-self-harm/