1 May 2017

Good school health services halve suicide attempts

From Nine To Noon, 9:09 am on 1 May 2017

New research on youth wellbeing finds that schools with well resourced health teams can halve suicide attempts and depression rates, but only 10 per cent of New Zealand secondary schools have such a service. The research has been done by Dr Simon Denny an Associate Professor and Paediatrician working at the Centre for Youth Health in South Auckland and University of Auckland.