The North Central Regional Health Authority is encountering more incidents where school children in Chaguanas are cutting themselves as they struggle to cope with challenges in their lives.
This situation was highlighted by NCRHA Facility Manager, Renee Pilgrim.
She made mention of the development on the Children and Adolescent Living with Mental Health Programme here on Power 1021.1fm this afternoon.
Ms. Pilgrim said from feedback received these incidents are triggered when students are not able to live up to family or personal expectations placing additional burden on them.
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