WQ91987 (e) Tabled on 13/03/2024

How does the Minister plan to address the rise in pupils self-harming since the COVID-19 pandemic?

Answered by Minister for Education and the Welsh Language | Answered on 20/03/2024

The Welsh Government is consulting on a new Suicide and Self-harm Prevention Strategy. This will replace the previous strategy Talk to me 2.  We published ‘Responding to issues of self-harm and thoughts of suicide in young people’ in 2019. The guidance focusses on early intervention and the safe management of self-harm and suicidal thoughts when they arise.