(Australia) Kids as young as 10 engaging in self-harm

Nov 27, 2017, (Australia) Triple M: Steep Increase In Number Of Students Dealing With Anxiety And Depression There is a large increase in the number of students at school coping with anxiety, depression and self-harm, with some children facing these issues as young as 10 years old. According to a report by Mission Australia and the Black Dog Institute, one in four teens meet the criteria for having a "probably serious mental illness". This is a 20 per cent increase from five years ago, the ABC reports. Among key issues are cyber bullying and stress, particularly in relation to exams.