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Would You Know If Your Child Was Self-harming?

When parents find out that their child is self-harm they often feel alone and assume that their child is the only one struggling with this issue. However, the 2015 Mental Health Child and Adolescent Report tells us that approximately 10% of young people consciously experiment with self-harm at some stage through high school. Other research [...]

By |2019-04-08T10:06:10+10:00April 1st, 2019|Categories: self-harm|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Tech Tent: Is the Internet Bad For Us?

From encouraging suicide to giving young people an unhealthy addiction to staring at smartphones, digital technology has been accused in recent days of doing more harm than good. On Tech Tent we explore the impact of the internet on our mental health - and meet two people with different solutions for dealing with stress. In [...]

High Rates of Teen Self-Harm Raise Concern

One in 10 teenagers surveyed as part of a national study said they had self-harmed and one in 20 reported having attempted suicide. Research has uncovered worrying rates of self harm and suicidal behaviour among Australian teenagers. Data released from The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children shows 10 per cent of 14-15 year-olds reported self [...]

By |2017-09-04T15:26:40+10:00September 4th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Suicide|Tags: |0 Comments