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

Clinical psychologists: there is an urgent need for a psychologst to join the next NICE guideline group for depression in children and adolescents. If you are interested please contact me and I will pass on the relevant details and contacts. Thanks!

Technology should be embraced, there are some great sites/apps out there supporting #mentalhealth platforms/apps like #calmharm #ForMe #BigWhiteWall

Thank you so much @_satveernijjar. I hope you enjoyed the day as much as our students did. https://t.co/y6FlsvjKxR

Thank you so much to @_satveernijjar who was our guest speaker @HolmewoodSchool for #MHAW18 Two honest and powerful talks talking about such important issues affecting our young people. Our students & staff LOVED having you.


Looking forward to ending #mentalhealthawarenessweek , but not the conversation, with sessions @HolmewoodSchool - see you soon!

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