A quarter of young women are suffering with their mental health and experts blame social media

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“A quarter of young women are suffering with their mental health and experts blame social media”
 

We are facing a mental health crisis for children and young people.

 

Teens face pressures including stress at school, bullying, body issues and the added burden of the 24/7 online world.

Girls may also be affected by early sexualisation, and the feeling that their life needs to be as flawless as pictures in news feeds.

It takes a lot of courage for a young person to reach out for help, but too often it’s not available. That’s why there needs to be sufficient funding as well as a focus on wellbeing in schools.

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http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/quarter-young-women-suffering-mental-11690440

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