Schools across the UK are dealing with a mental health epidemic, with both primary and secondary school leaders reporting a rise in stress, anxiety and panic attacks in their pupils as well as depression, self-harm and eating disorders. Here, Dr Margot Sunderland, Director of The Centre for Child Mental Health and Trauma Informed Schools UK discusses what schools can do to spot and avert mental health issues.        

World Mental Health Day on 10th October gives us all an opportunity to reflect on whether we are really doing enough to support young people and mental health in an ever-changing world.