A new study by the Thames Valley District School Board in London, Ontario reports that over a quarter of its student suffer from mental health issues, such as depression, anxiety, and substance abuse. This article is by London Free Press Reporter, Jennifer O’Brien, is a must read for everyone.
More than one in four students in the Thames Valley District School Board suffers from mental health issues — most strongly linked to bullying — a study has found.
In what some consider a ground-breaking report for the board’s mental health strategic plan, researchers say there must be a more consistent way to deal with student anxiety, depression, substance abuse and other issues that have been surfacing repeatedly in classrooms. Read More….