Girls ‘hiding their mental health issues’ from teachers

STEER research has been mentioned in an article by Tes looking at how teenage girls are hiding their mental health issues.

An increasing number of female pupils are hiding signs of distress from teachers, making it harder for schools to identify problems and provide support, according to a major new study of students’ mental health.

Findings seen by Tes show that while 60 per cent of secondary schoolgirls did this previously, the proportion has risen to 80 per cent since the pandemic.

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