Heritage Christian Online School Newsletter

Volume 14Edition 05January 2018 Toggle sidebar


Every time I talk with other Administrators from around BC and ask them what is the number one issue their students are wrestling with the reply is almost always "anxiety." It seems that student anxiety has become a prominent issue for our children. I want to start by saying that I am far from an expert in this area. I did, however, grow up with a family member who has struggled with anxiety and panic attacks for many years. I have also worked with many students who struggle with anxiety. Here...

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There's a Likely Culprit for Decline in Mental Health

The following article was originally published in The Conversation. It was written by Jean Twenge, a Professor of Psychology at San Diego State University.



With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there’s a likely culprit

Around 2012, something started going wrong in the lives of teens.

In just the five years between 2010 and 2015, the number of U.S. teens who felt useless and joyless – classic symptoms of depression – surged 33 percent in large national surveys. Teen...

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