Kids On The Edge

2018
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Season 1 Episode 3 - Troubled Girls

Expired 4.0 13 x
Self-harm and suicide are major public health problems for teenagers. Although boys are by no means immune, one in three UK teenage girls is now said to report symptoms of anxiety or depression. A and Es describe a surge in teenagers who seek treatment for their self-harming injuries, and they are predominantly girls. This episode, directed by Tim Lawton, tells the stories of two teenage girls who have repeatedly harmed themselves, and shows the support they receive from Tavistock clinicians.
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Season 1 Episode 2 - Last Chance School

Expired 4.0 13 x
11 year-old Josh is in his last term at the school. Josh was adopted when he was 6 years old, but his traumatic early years have been worked with in his time at the school. After three years at Gloucester House, his parents and the staff at Gloucester House hope he is ready to move on to a mainstream secondary school. Luke is also preparing for life after three years at the Unit, whilst Danya-Leigh has just arrived at the school. Staff must act quickly to understand her needs, and to support he...
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Season 1 Episode 1 - The Gender Clinic

Expired 4.0 8 x
Ash and Matt are two of the children who regularly visit the gender clinic. Ash, who is eight years old and lives as a girl, has just moved to a new primary school, where no-one knows she was born a boy. She doesn’t want to tell her new friends her secret in case she is bullied again. Matt doesn't want to talk about his gender, or the fact that he was born a girl - this is not helped by his diagnosis of autism and his problems with communicating. He just wants people to accept him.
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