Children as young as nine-years-old are turning to self-harming as a way of coping with their problems.
That's according to the charity ChildLine, which estimates one in 12 young people at some time will be affected by the issue.
It's now spearheading a campaign to increase awareness after research has shown only half of all GPs fully understand it.
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