Living with. . . self-harm

A nurse discusses her own experiences to help others give effective, non-judgemental care

Advice on offering compassionate, non-judgemental care to people who self-harm from nurse Caroline de Cunha Lewin who has personal experience of this behaviour

  • Negative attitudes and judgement can obstruct care and prevent people from disclosing self-harm
  • Compassionate care: tips on how to broach conversations, what to say, what to avoid and how to protect your own well-being
  • Research nurse Caroline de Cunha Lewin offers advice to nurses while drawing on her own experiences of self-harm as a patient and as a nurse


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