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Five things schools can do to help pupils’ mental health

Five things schools can do to help pupils’ mental health

There is a growing crisis within children’s mental health, and this is not a term used lightly – between 2010 and 2015 there was a 50% increase in hospital admissions because of children self-harming. And in 2016 Childline reported the highest ever number of callers expressing suicidal thoughts. This is a figure that has doubled […] … learn more→

More students are dropping out of university because of mental health problems

More students are dropping out of university because of mental health problems

The UK student population has doubled in the last twenty years to almost two million. During this time, higher tuition fees have placed increased pressure on students – with a recent survey finding that 75% of students who receive a maintenance loan feel stressed about their debt. It may not be a total surprise then […] … learn more→

Anxiety and depression drive students to utilize mental health centers

Anxiety and depression drive students to utilize mental health centers

College students are experiencing an increase in anxiety and depression rates, and this has created a lot of demand for experts offering solutions to mental health issues. Schools today are trying their best to offer students solutions to meet their demands to fight depression and anxiety. In 2016, a survey was conducted by the American […] … learn more→

A shot of Cortisone stops traumatic stress

As soldiers return home from tours in Afghanistan and Iraq, America must cope with the toll that war takes on mental health. But the treatment of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is becoming increasingly expensive, and promises to escalate as yet another generation of veterans tries to heal its psychological wounds. New hope for preventing […] … learn more→