Why are mental health issues more prevalent today?
Social media – 82%
Increased academic pressure – 72%
Better understanding of mental health – 56%
Family breakdown – 44%
What can be done about it?
Parental education and support – 79%
Investment in education around mental health issues – 76%
Increased government funding to deal with mental health in children & young people – 74%
Greater online restrictions and safeguarding – 49% Flexible working in organisations – 33%
What do you think you could do to make a positive difference to your own, your family’s or your community’s mental health?
Learn more about mental health illness – 58%
Schedule “me-time” – 55%
Play more with my children/grandchildren – 51%
Make time for a struggling parent – 38%
Reach out to a lonely neighbour – 34%
Attend a parenting talk – 34%
Support a mental health charity – 33%
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