Research from the BBC School Report has found that half of teenagers with mental wellbeing issues try to cope alone. A third of pupils said they were not confident enough to speak to a teacher. At Thrive, we believe that mental health support at school is vital for children and young people. Read the full article here.
Eight-year-old children will be given lessons on happiness and teenagers will be instructed on combating anxiety and suicidal thoughts under government projects due to be trialled. Typical mindfulness lessons will reportedly encourage children to think of disturbing thoughts as “buses” that will move away, and they will be given questionnaires on bullying and friends. … Continued