THREE million children in the UK are at risk of developing mental health problems due to the coronavirus pandemic, research has found. With kids unable to go to school or see friends, nearly a third of parents say they’ve noticed a negative impact on their child’s mental wellbeing. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates In the survey of nearly 1,000 parents, it found that four in ten said they never talk about mental health with their children – suggesting there could be even more suffering in silence during the pandemic. The Sun previously launched the You’re Not Alone campaign to raise awareness of mental health issues and encourage people to seek help. From bad moods to tantrums, what are the nine signs you need to watch out for? 1. Having suicidal or self-harm thoughts Perhaps more of a direct clue, but if things get really bad, you might notice your child begins self-harming or cutting their skin.You might not see the evidence of such action right away, but you might notice your child is covering up more or trying to hide their skin, which might be a sign of self-harming. While there are some… Read full this story
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