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Girls' Attitudes Survey 2015

Girls' Attitudes Survey 2015

The Girls’ Attitudes Survey is the UK’s largest annual study into girls’ opinions and experiences.

Some findings on Well-being and mental health show:

  • Two in five girls aged 11 to 21 say they have personally needed help with their mental health (37%)
  • Self-harming tops a list of health concerns for girls aged 11-21, closely followed by smoking, mental illness, depression and eating disorders
  • 82% of girls aged 11 to 21 say adults don't recognise the pressure they are under
  • Nearly three in five girls aged 11 to 21 say that mental health is awkward to talk about (57%)

More information and findings can be can be found on the page HERE.


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