Nearly nine in 10 children brought from offshore processing on Nauru to Australia were suffering physical health conditions, including malnutrition and dental disease, while almost 80% reported one or more mental health symptoms, new research has revealed.
- Ben Doherty
- The Guardian
Nearly half – 45% – had reported suicidal ideation, a suicide attempt, or self-harm.
The deleterious impact of conditions in detention on Nauru has been previously revealed as particularly acute on children: by psychiatrists on the…