Jess Williams

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


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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