The University of Texas System

Non-suicidal Self Injury Prevention

Oct 18, 2023

12:00 pm–1:00 pm


Learning Objectives:

  • Define non-suicidal self-injury (NSSI).
  • Identify the reasons individuals engage in NSSI.
  • Recognize the relationship between NSSI and suicide.
  • Identify and talk to individuals about NSSI.
  • Describe the importance of working with the CPAN to strengthen the pathway to care for
    children and youth experiencing serious mental health issues.


  • Jennifer Crutsinger, MA, LPC-S | HHSC Office of Mental Health Coordination, Youth Grant Project Director
  • Laura Hernandez Gold, LCSW-S | HHSC Office of Mental Health Coordination, Suicide Prevention & Project AWARE Co-Coordinator