Tag: child mental health

‘Unprecedented,’ Over 25 Percent Rise in Suspected Poison Suicides Attempts in Children: Toxicology Doctor

A study on the National Poison Data System (NPDS) has found that suspected suicide attempts via self-poisoning in children have increased by 26.7 percent from 2015 to 2020 with researchers highlighting the nation’s increasing mental health crisis amongst adolescents. “Our study is one of a number that demonstrates that we are experiencing an unprecedented mental…


Isolation During Pandemic Has Ramped Up Online Child Sex Trafficking: Epstein Assault Survivor

One of Jeffrey Epstein’s assault survivors, Teresa Helm, in her role as an advocate for survivors of sexual assault and sex trafficking, educates people about tactics traffickers use to groom victims. She said that, having taken advantage of the pandemic, the internet has become the number one channel predators use to coerce children into the…