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Self-harm in immigration detention has risen sharply. Here are 6 ways to address this health crisis

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DARREN ENGLAND/AAP Kyli Hedrick, University of Melbourne and Rohan Borschmann, University of Melbourne Newly published data have revealed the number of self-harm incidents in Australia’s immigration detention centres spiked during the first seven months of this year. While rates of self-harm among detained asylum seekers were already known to be high – in fact, 200 times higher than in the …

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