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Preventing and managing self-harm in migration hotspots

The Agency held an awareness raising session on 6 November in Chios on the prevention and management of self-harm incidents in migration hotspots.

The session focused on the presentation of relevant guidance which was developed for field workers with the aim of outlining the various risk factors that can lead to self-harm, and how it can be prevented and managed while respecting human dignity and fundamental rights.

The participants included staff of the Reception and Identification Service, the Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention, police officers and representatives of international and non-governmental organisations.