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Self-harm: understanding the causes and treatment options

In response to growing concern about the increasing number of young people performing acts of self-harm, the Mental Health Foundation and The Camelot Foundation recently launched a UK-wide inquiry into self-harm among 11-25-year-olds. The inquiry is the first of its kind. It aims to understand the causes of deliberate self-harm more fully and to explore what health care services can do to address it.

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