Our Media Databank

Help us learn more about self-harm and the internet with our media databank

Here at SHARE UK we want to learn more about the relationship between the internet and self-harm. The internet can offer valuable support and information. There are also dangers such as harmful information and bullying.

We want to learn more about what you find helpful and what you feel could be damaging.

To do this we have created the UKs first people managed media databank. this means that you can upload anything you view online in a simple pin-board format.

 

A databank built and maintained by real people instead of researchers has lots of advantages. Everything in this databank will be relevant to the real world material you actually view. It will be constantly updated by you in real time with new sites and resources. Of course anything you share will only be seen by our research team.

Using this information we can gain a real world picture of the kind of information that is out there. We can also learn more about the impact this material really has.

Contributing is simple. Just sign up here and then follow the steps below

Self-harm and internet use on Biteable.

The resources you share with us will us to understand both the helpful and harmful aspects of the internet. It could also help with future guidance for how suicide and self-harm are talked about in the media

 

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Participant Debrief

Thank you for taking part in this research – all the information you give us is so important to informing future research

While we are not able to provide information on individual responses we will make findings of this research available on the web-portal so you can see how your contribution is really making a difference.

If you have been affected by taking part in this research in anyway or just need someone to talk to please get in contact with the Samaritans on 116 123 – They’re available 24 hours a day 365 days a year – if there is something troubling you then please get in touch.

If you want to talk to someone immediately then please telephone using the number above. However support is also available via email at jo@samaritans.org. Further information can be found on their website www.samaritans.org.

Just having someone to talk to that isn’t family or friends can be a tremendous help. You don’t have to be suicidal to get in touch.

If you have any further questions about this research then get in touch with the research team via the contact us page. We are only able to respond to questions relating to the research itself.

Thank you again for taking part! Your story is so valuable to making a real difference

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