Self-Harm, Suicide Attempts Climb among U.S. Girls, Study Says

November 21, 2017

(STAT News) – Attempted suicides, drug overdoses, cutting, and other types of self-injury have increased substantially in U.S. girls, a 15-year study of emergency room visits found. It’s unclear why, but some mental health experts think cyberbullying, substance abuse and economic stress from the recent recession might be contributing.

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