'Schoolwork and exam stress' blog posts:
29 Aug 2013
Suzanne's story: Surviving School
As young people prepare to return to school, guest blogger Suzanne* talks about the pressure of school and how teachers can help young people with mental health problems.
23 Aug 2013
The damage of an 'exam factory' schooling approach
Fears have been raised over the damage to education created by schools’ ‘exam factory’ approach. Concerns are being raised that children’s education is being damaged by an ‘exam factory’ approach to schooling, in relation to this years fallen GCSE grad
15 Aug 2013
Students negative feelings most common at night
A recent study released by the Nightline Association, which provides student-led support services to over 90 universities, has found that 75% of university students had personally experienced some form of emotional distress.
15 May 2013
Top tips for parents concerned about children's exam stress
Exam times are one of the peak periods for the helpline with parents contacting us concerned about exam stress on their child. Today YoungMinds are releasing some top tips for parents/carers who are concerned about exam stress and the child.
5 Sep 2012
Children return to school
While most children will feel slightly nervous returning to school, some will have real anxiety or depression for a number of reasons.
8 Jun 2012
What it's like to live with trichotillomania
Guest blogger Becky talks about her experience of living with trichotillomania, and how exercise and mindfulness have helped her
19 Dec 2011
Improving students' mental health - a way forward
NUS Scotland's ‘Breaking the Silence’ examines student mental health and offers some excellent suggestions for improving mental health support.