'Perfect storm': data reveals Australia's youth self-harm crisis

Ben Silvester
Updated April 18 2024 - 4:15pm, first published 3:47pm

Australian teenagers are 3.4 times more likely to be hospitalised due to self-harm than adults, according to new nationwide data.

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Ben Silvester

Ben Silvester

Victorian state correspondent

Correspondent covering key issues across regional Victoria, based in Melbourne.