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(Australia) One in 7 primary school students have "significant psychological problems"

Aug 28, 2017, The Educator (Australia): Private schools surveyed on students’ mental health Reports show one-in-seven primary school students, and one-in-four secondary students, have significant psychological problems. While schools are doing their best to improve students’ mental health, the missing piece for many schools is often parent education.... “We know that well-being and anxiety is an issue for primary and secondary students and it makes sense that around 9 in 10 independent schools have a well-being program in place,” Pearson said. “This is not only an issue for Australian schools; it’s a societal issue as well. Helping improve student wellbeing will have benefits for society, not just for schools, students and parents.”

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