Youth Experiences with Anxiety and Self-Injury


This is an up-to-date, research-based, informational, three-hour presentation about anxiety and self-injury of a non-suicidal nature in youth. Participants learn strategies for supporting young people who face these challenges.

Workshop Outline and Objectives

  • Anxiety and its effects
  • How to help an adolescent with anxiety
  • The relationship between anxiety and self injury
  • What is Non Suicidal Self Injury (NSSI)?
  • The Lived Experiences of self injury survivors
  • Self Injury signs, common and less common
  • Strategies for helping
  • Strategies for coping
  • Crisis Line information

If you are interested in having us present Youth Experiences with Anxiety and Self-Injury, please contact us at 250-753-2495, toll free at 1-877-753-2495, or via email at Please include preferred dates and an estimate of how many attendees from your agency or business would participate. Thank you.

Please note that this customizable, three-hour workshop can be facilitated on our premises, at your location, or in a virtual environment.

Fee: $1000; Fee for nonprofit agencies: $750
Maximum Number of Participants: 24; Mininum: 8


This workshop was first presented in tribute to Crisis Line Awareness Week in March 2017.


When registering for a VICS Community Education workshop, you help to financially support our Crisis Chat and Crisis Text services.

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