Report finds one in four teenage girls self-harm as Cumbria charity lowers age limit to help more desperate children



The Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey found worrying evidence that more women aged 16 to 24 than ever before are experiencing psychological issues, with one in four having deliberately harmed themselves.
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The research showed young women are three times as likely to have post-traumatic stress disorder as their male peers, making them an identified "key high risk" group.
Growing demand
Locally, demand on Self-harm Awareness For All Cumbria (SAFA) has never been higher, with the 11 to 19 age... read more

 
1 October 2016 in Regional North West , Views: 34
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