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(Ireland)"As many as one in five young people have a mental health disorder"

Oct 8, 2017, Irish Times: Teachers to be trained to help reduce pupils’ anxiety https://www.irishtimes.com/news/education/teachers-to-be-trained-to-help-reduce-pupils-anxiety-1.3248856 A growing number of schools have been turning to yoga and mindfulness to help students, and Minister for Education Richard Bruton is now planning a large-scale training programme for teachers across more than 900 schools targeting emotional wellbeing. … Incredible Years, a classroom management plan, has been shown to reduce behavioural difficulties and strengthen the social and emotional competence of children at primary school.... Spike in anxiety A recent survey by the Irish Primary Principals Network found that more than a quarter of its members reported a spike in anxiety levels in their schools. Research by the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland also indicates that as many as one in five young people have a mental health disorder.