Since the start of the pandemic and extended lockdowns across the country, there has been an increase in the number of children and teenagers self-harming.
NSW has recorded a rise of presentations in emergency departments for self-harm and suicidal episodes of young people by 31 per cent.
Produced By: Tia Ewen
Featured In Story: Dr Emily Berger – Educational and Developmental Psychologist and Senior Lecturer at Monash University
First aired on The Wire, Friday 1 October 2021