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Self-harm is becoming increasingly common amongst young people in the United Kingdom, but there are still many misconceptions surrounding the issue that show we still have a long way to go towards understanding self-harm, the causes and indicators, and how we can help young people who are self-harming.   What is self-harm? Many people think…

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A growing number of sources are placing the spotlight on a controversial new Netflix series that could be a potential ‘trigger’ for teens with poor mental health. Thirteen Reasons Why is an adaptation of Jay Asher’s 2007 teen fiction novel, focusing on a high school-aged girl who commits suicide and leaves behind a number of…

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  New statistics suggest that most school leaders do not think their staff capable of sourcing specialist help for pupils with mental health problems, despite a government-commissioned survey stating that schools play a key role in identifying pupils with mental health needs. The survey, published by the Department for Education, reveals that over half of school…

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