World Mental Health Day 2018 – Young people and mental Health in a Changing World!

Challenges that young people face:

  • bullying
  • internet
  • gender issues
  • academic pressures
  • career challenges
  • psychoactive substance use/ Drugs
  • sexual abuse/threat
  • relational issues
  • quicker onset into adulthood
  • cyber crimes – blackmail, sexual threats
  • peer pressures
  • need for financial independence
  • unattainable virtual world  demands
  • gaming addiction
  • pornography addiction