Why Attention Seekers

I am often asked why I have called my business ‘Attention Seekers’. The reason is that all too often when I mention self-harm to people (professionals or the lay-person) their response is: “Oh yes, it’s attention seeking behaviour”. I have heard this phrase so often that I felt it would be the appropriate name for my business; the irony being that my training is here to dispel that very myth among many others.

Satveer Nijjar

My name is Satveer Nijjar. I am a passionate trainer who aims to reduce stigma and raise awareness in mental health, with a specialism in self-harm awareness. My background is as a service user, I have lived experience of self-harm and mental ill health. I have used these experiences alongside academics to develop this course to help others.

 


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Recent blog posts

Summer Approaches

Hi all! As the training calendar begins to get a little quieter as the summer approaches I thought I would take the opportunity to write a blog. I intend to do these monthly to give an update on not just work, but to also share relevant news articles on young people and self-harm, mental illness and suicide. The last few months have been very busy…


Recent tweets

How can patient data save lives? We share 5 ways NHS data can revolutionise mental health: https://t.co/PzjhNMFcoI #datasaveslives

Great to welcome @_satveernijjar back to @NewarkAcademyUK today to deliver a range of excellent workshops to our Y7s on healthy minds and mental health awareness. An inspirational day as always Satveer. Thank you. #MentalHealthAwareness

Thank you to all the students and staff @magnuscofe #Newark for engaging with the #emotionalWellbeing sessions as part of #HealthyMindsWeek today. Reducing stigma of #mentalhealth #suicide #selfharm

Not a #mentalhealth post as such but then again if you are having a #Stressful day or feeling down, this may make you smile. I LOVED the #RoyalWedding
But this is hilarious 😂 https://t.co/0zz63dOKpd

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