New NCIS fact sheet released

7 October 2020

Intentional self-harm deaths of young persons in Australia

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An average of 350 young people die due to intentional self-harm in Australia every year, according to a new fact sheet released by the National Coronial Information System (NCIS) Unit today.

The fact sheet, Intentional self-harm deaths of young persons in Australia, examines all closed case intentional self-harm deaths of persons aged under 25 years reported to an Australian coroner between 1 January 2001 and 31 December 2017.

All NCIS fact sheets are publicly available on the NCIS website

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