As a result of the pandemic, youth mental health has taken a hit, from being physically distanced and having to adjust to remote learning to a lack of socialisation. These effects have had drastic impacts on youth mental health in the UK.
Find out how schools are being urged to address these issues by re-evaluating their approach to wellbeing. Read our new article ‘Soaring rates of mental ill health are prompting schools to refresh their wellbeing strategies’ published by Independent Education Today.
“For students facing mental health or wellbeing struggles, some digital solutions can offer an additional stream via which to gain support from trusted teachers. Some young people can struggle with feelings of shame, but sharing concerns confidentially can afford them a sense of security and combat any embarrassment.”