Statistics Say Kids Today Are Under More Stress

kids today are under more stressAre kids today under more stress? According to an investigation conducted by UK newspaper The Daily Mirror, the answer is a resounding yes.

The Daily Mirror study reveals that because of a variety of factors like bullies, school assessments and the pressure to fit in, thousands of kids age 10 and below are undergoing treatment for stress, anxiety, and depression. According to statistics provided by Britain’s biggest NHS mental health trusts, 4,931 children have been treated for the above-mentioned conditions in the last five years.

Making it worse is the fact that two-thirds of local authorities have slashed budgets intended for specialists and early intervention programs.

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