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Covid lockdown: Children as young as eight self-harming, doctor says – BBC

Children as young as eight are self-harming amid an unprecedented mental health crisis fuelled by the stress of lockdown, a consultant has said.

…Mr Greenhorn said although the majority of children were in their teens, those as young as eight were being seen, which was “extremely unusual”before the pandemic.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/uk-england-leeds-56417014