Jess Williams

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Jess is a post-doctoral researcher at King’s College London and an Associate Fellow at the University of Nottingham. Prior to these roles, she was an ESRC funded PhD researcher based at the Institute for Mental Health (University of Birmingham) and the Self-Harm Research Group (University of Nottingham). Her PhD focuses on self-harm and suicide within LGBTQ+ young people. She previously worked at Nottingham Trent University and the University of Aberdeen on a variety of health, clinical and forensic projects. During her undergraduate and Master’s degrees, she worked as a Research Intern for the Self-Harm Research Group. Jess maintains collaborations nationally and internationally, working on multiple topics.

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#Instagram: Is it dangerous in terms of suicide and self-harm content?

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Jess Williams explores a recent systematic review which explores whether suicide and self-harm content on Instagram is dangerous or not.

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Social media and self-harm in young people: help or hindrance?

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Jess Williams summarises a qualitative study that questions whether removing graphic self-harm content from social media helps or hinders young people.

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