Some of the things identified as factors affecting teens’ mental health include loneliness, bullying, lack of support from parents and substance abuse. Photo: Shutterstock Some of the things identified as factors affecting teens’ mental health include loneliness, bullying, lack of support from parents and substance abuse. Photo: Shutterstock
Some of the things identified as factors affecting teens’ mental health include loneliness, bullying, lack of support from parents and substance abuse. Photo: Shutterstock

Indonesia’s teen suicide problem and what to do about it

  • Activists and social welfare advocates fear not enough is being done to prevent the tragedy of Indonesian adolescents committing suicide
  • A 2015 survey found 5.4 per cent of Indonesian teens had considered killing themselves in the previous 12 months, and nearly 4 per cent had tried

Topic |   Wellness
Some of the things identified as factors affecting teens’ mental health include loneliness, bullying, lack of support from parents and substance abuse. Photo: Shutterstock Some of the things identified as factors affecting teens’ mental health include loneliness, bullying, lack of support from parents and substance abuse. Photo: Shutterstock
Some of the things identified as factors affecting teens’ mental health include loneliness, bullying, lack of support from parents and substance abuse. Photo: Shutterstock
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