As many as 1 in 6 young people in the UK will experience an anxiety disorder at some point in their lives. Surely, we should be making every effort to educate children about the issues surrounding mental health while they are young, in order to avoid a lack of understanding in later life. Is the fact that this isn’t happening due to the stigma around mental health issues as a whole?
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Mental health needs to become part of the vernacular of schools. It needs to be "normal"
One graduate describes her experience of suffering anxiety at school I was nine years old. My hair was still wet from swimming class. The teachers were picking girls to sing in the school play: each would come to the front and sing accompanied by the music teacher on piano. The pupils they picked were what I categorised as "girly girls" (even at that age, aesthet ...
Cyberphobia - where do the real problems lie?
"the key thing to remember here is that the amount of time spent on a device isn’t the problem, it’s what is being viewed during that time". The Worrinots' Creative Director talks to the Huffington Post about the real problems behind 'cyberphobia' - an irrational fear of or an aversion to computers, or more generally, new technologies.
How Tech Is Helping Us Speak Up for Victims and Speak Out Against Bullies
In an edited version of his speech delivered at the London 2016 Founders Forum, HRH The Duke of Cambridge talks about how "technology can do more than create a patch for a problem it has presented; let’s instead create an enduring, positive shift in our culture that could not have happened without technological advancement".
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