With increasingly, current concerns and issues around mental health, it is a huge one for university students. As it is known, it is not being addressed effectively and sufficiently during primary and secondary years, which in turn is causing even much greater issues when young adults are entering universities.
It doesn’t matter how old you are, whether you work or don’t, we all encounter stress, which can impact our mental health and wellbeing. I’ve experienced it and I know many who’ve also had to. The stresses of; work, performing and pressures from those around you, are all common triggers of poor mental health.
School phobias very common these days, school avoidance and school refusal are elements that describe an anxiety disorder in children who have an irrational, persistent fear of going to school. There are many factors which influence this behaviour.
Reframing is a cognitive psychological technique that consists of identifying and then disputing irrational or maladaptive thoughts, feeling and behaviour. The importance is to know that all three are connected.
Alarming statistics- This is where things are at so let’s begin with some stats. Evidence shows that mental health issues can begin as early as 5/6 year olds. Record levels of young people are struggling at an increasingly fast pace and unable to cope with the speed and demands in which the modern world is changing.