CDC: More U.S. Kids Visiting ER For Non-Fatal Self-Inflicted Injuries

Published: Monday, December 11, 2017 - 3:02pm
Updated: Monday, December 11, 2017 - 3:23pm
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New research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows some sobering trends in non-fatal self-inflicted harm among kids and young adults. The study looked at 10- to 24-year-olds.

Melissa Mercado worked on the research. She’s a behavioral scientist at the CDC, at the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control.

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