Teenage girls hide distress and ‘unhealthy perfectionism’ from family and teachers

STEER have recently been featured in an article from The Times about teenage girls hiding their distress from family members.

The mental health of teenage girls is “at a precipice”, an education consultancy has warned after finding that eight in ten girls hide distress from their family and teachers.

A study of 15,000 secondary school pupils found a stark and growing divide between the wellbeing of boys and girls, with girls more than twice as likely to suffer mental health problems by the age of 18.

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