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Acne and exam stress among factors leading young people to suicide, study finds

Acne and exam stress among factors leading young people to suicide, study finds

People often forget that young disabled people face many of the same problems and challenges as non-disabled young people. Whizz-Kidz hope this new study on the causes of teen suicide will lead to more help and support for all young people struggling with the pressures of adolescence.

Exam stress, acne and asthma are among the anxieties affecting children and young people who kill themselves, according to the first ever detailed national investigation of these cases.

Between January 2014 and April 2015, there were 145 suicides in England by children and young people aged 10 to 19. An inquiry looking at 130 of the cases has found some common factors, or "antecedents", which the researchers hope may help families, friends, teachers or others to become aware that a child is struggling.

Read on here >> http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/may/25/acne-and-exam-stress-among-factors-leading-young-people-to-suicide-study-finds?CMP=share_btn_tw 

Posted on: 30/05/2016   Categories: Charity News

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