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Coleraine and Antrim self harm figures revealed.

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More than 2000 people attended the Antrim Area and Causeway hospitals in 2013/14 due to self harming or suicidal thoughts.

Drug Overdoses were the most common type of self harm treated at the hospitals, accounting for more than 75% of patients. A further 20% were treated for self cutting.

The figures are contained in the annual report from the Northern Ireland Registry of Self Harm which can be found below.

http://www.publichealth.hscni.net/sites/default/files/Annual%202013%2014%20Report%20NIRSH_0.pdf

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