Research + News | Topic: Self-Harm

After Years of Alleged Bullying, An Ohio Teen Killed Herself. Is Her School District Responsible?

13-year-old Emilie Olsen killed herself in December 2014. Her parents say she was relentlessly bullied at school, and are suing her Fairfield, Ohio, school district which they say should have been more responsive. Read the article here.

Social Media ‘Glorifies and Normalizes Suicidal Behavior’ In Young People and Teenagers

An Australian study warns that social media is exposing more and more youngsters to suicide. Read the full article here.

Inside the Secret World of Teen Suicide Hashtags

Young people will always find ways to talk about depression, self-harm, and internal pain. Right now these conversations are happening with hashtags on the Internet. Read the full story here.

‘Toxic Childhood’ of Cyberbullying, Social Media and Hypersexualized Culture Leads 1 in 5 Teens to Self-Harm

World Health Organization says 20% of 15-year-olds self-harmed in last year. Read the full story here.