How internet affects young people at risk of self-harm or suicide

Oxford researchers have found internet forums provide a support network for socially isolated young people. However, they also conclude that the internet is linked to an increased risk of suicide and self-harm among vulnerable adolescents.

Nov 4

Categories: Self-Harm, Suicide Prevention

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Social media becoming 'barometer' for self-harm as rates rise

Rising rates of self-harm among young Australians have sparked warnings that social media use is partly to blame. Self-image support group The Butterfly Foundation says its helpline has been under growing demand in recent years. Calls for help ...

Sep 13

Categories: Self-Harm

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