My school is working young people into the ground, and failing to give them the support they need to deal with mental health issues

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As exam season looms into sight, the stress is ramping up. This is nothing new, of course, but the way students are being treated at my school is a cause for concern. We’re showing a complete disregard for their mental health and wellbeing.

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Mental health is a level of psychological well-being, or an absence of a mental disorder; it is the "psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment".