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Pledge to boost mental health support in schools

<b>Children and young people in England are to be able to access mental health support at school or college under government plans to improve services.</b><p>The proposals include introducing a four-week waiting time for youngsters needing specialist support and new mental health support teams in schools.<p>It …

Mental Health

33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect | Inc.com

What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like you, how can you increase the respect you get each day at work? It turns out that there are specific habits you can …

Self-improvement

Four in 10 parents 'asked to give to school funds'

<b>Four in 10 parents are being asked to contribute regularly to school funds in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, a survey suggests.</b><p>Schools have often asked parents for contributions to a school fund at the start of the year, the Parent Teacher Association UK said.<p>Its survey of 1,507 parents found …

Northern Ireland

For excessively anxious youths, the success of treatment options varies

The question<p>Kids worry. Situations at home, at school or with friends can cause anxious moments for children and adolescents. Sometimes, the anxiety becomes excessive and persists. Does treatment help?<p>This study<p>The researchers analyzed data from 115 studies that included 7,719 youths, 5 to 16 years …

Depression

Mental Health Resources for Schools

In February this year, the Mental HealthFoundation<p>releasedworrying statistics that one in 10 children suffered from depression or anxiety related …

Pupils as young as four having panic attacks, say teachers

<b>Children as young as four are suffering from mental health problems such as panic attacks, anxiety and depression, says a teachers' union.</b><p>Almost all of the 2,000 who responded to an NASUWT survey said they had come into contact with mentally ill pupils.<p>Members of the teachers' union suggest schools …

Mental Health

Schools must do more on mental health, say School Reporters

<b>Grace, 16, has been bullied for the past nine years, has moved schools twice, struggled with suicidal thoughts and taken medication for anxiety and depression.</b><p>At one point, she says, "there was no-one to turn to in the school and I felt so low I didn't want to go on".<p>According to research for BBC …

Mental Health