- Suicide attempts among minors increased fourfold amid lockdown in Germany, study reveals
- German researchers have confirmed that the lack of in-person contact during a Covid lockdown and school closures took a sad toll on children’s mental health, with the number of suicide attempts increasing sharply.
- Researchers analyzed the data from 27 children’s intensive care units across the country. They found that reported child suicide attempts increased fourfold compared to pre-pandemic times.
German study reveals disturbing trend on child mental health during lockdown