Theme: Mental Health
“A child’s mental health is just as important as their physical health and deserves the same quality of support.”
3 children in every classroom have a mental health problem.
20% of adolescents may experience a mental health problem in any given year.
50% of mental health problems are established by age 14 and 75% by age 24.
Some of these statistics can appear daunting or difficult to understand. We live in a world where mental health is becoming more understood and more people are opening up about how they feel. The facts can make us question whether it is us in the classroom. The important thing in all of this is to open the conversation with someone you trust to start talking about what mental health can look like.