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.
Date Posted: November 4, 2013
Categories: Self-Harm, Suicide PreventionGO
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 ...