Accessing support for young people who self- harm – England

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on suicide and self-harm prevention has published findings from an inquiry exploring the experiences of young people up to the age of 25 who self-harm in accessing support services in England. Recommendations include: the Government should implement a new system of early intervention to support young people who self-harm; and the Department for Education (DfE) should provide schools and colleges with increased mental health resources sooner so that they are able to undertake preventative interventions more consistently.

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