SELFie Where’s the HARM is a moving and powerful 25-minute docu-drama and learning resource, highlighting young people’s mental health. It is aimed at young people in their teens and their families, and the film is acted and narrated by young people who play characters, some of whom develop mental health problems. The film focuses on spotting the signs of poor mental health and finding, or offering, support.
You can watch our short trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRHxTPksMaM
As qualified and experienced educators, having both worked in Further Education for many years, the film’s directors Jacquie McGonagle-Turner and Sean Macreavy have produced an extensive range of teaching resources to accompany the film. The SELFie Where’s the HARM resource pack includes the following resources, in electronic format:
- A high-quality link to the complete film
- A full scheme of work, including numerous lesson plans for extended or short delivery
- Nine interactive worksheets, aiming to encourage discussion and engagement
The resource has already been successfully rolled out across Worcestershire over the past 12 months, and it is now available nationally for the first time.
Please visit our website at https://www.seanmacreavy.com/selfie-wheres-the-harm which contains links to the film’s trailers, more information on the resource and a growing number of stunning testimonials from the health care, council and education professionals and parents who have already seen and used the resource. The feedback is unanimously positive.
Helen Whately, MP and Chair of APPG for Mental Health: “This film will be a valuable tool in raising awareness and helping people to spot the signs of mental health problems.”
PLEASE NOTE: if you are an educator or agency based in Worcestershire, the resource is available free of charge from Malvern District Council.