Poison most popular self-harm method

Self-harm was highest in 15- to 17-year-olds compared to any other age group, with females being hospitalised at a rate of 534 per 100,000 people and males at a rate of 119 per 100,000.

The report into the hospitalisation rates of children and young people showed that fractures made up almost half of the cases for boys in the adolescent age group.

The study found that young men (18–24 years) were three times more likely to be victims of