- Recent government research indicates that 1 in 8 children and young people will suffer from a mental health problem.
- According to the Mental Health Foundation, 70% of these young people will not receive successful intervention at the right age.
- The average age for an anxiety disorder is now 10 years old.
Hello all! Hope you all have had a fantastic week. For this week’s post I decided that we have looked at many things for adults and well-being and my experience of mental illness, but I have yet to speak about children and young people and their well-being. It is just as important, if not more vital, that a child’s well-being is prosperous. Here are some statistics around mental health and well-being: