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Changing attitudes to mental health

24 October 2013 No Comment

In her 30-plus years as a psychiatric nurse, Michele Luckett has seen thousands of young people struggling with the stresses and pressures of growing up.
She says digital technology has exacerbated those pressures, while at the same time making it more difficult for some teens to cope.
One girl in her early teens, Luckett remembers, always felt like an outsider at school but found comfort online. But then some of the people online started calling her names, telling her she was no good and unloved, and even suggesting she kill herself.Her previous refuge had become…

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