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Let’s teach mental health in schools

The development of emotional skills as part of formal education could bring many benefits

By Lauren Davis  

Up until a year ago, before debilitating anxiety and obsessive thoughts forced me to take time off from university and start psychotherapy, I thought I’d had the best education a person can have. From top primary and secondary schools in the UK and US to the Ivy League, I had perfected the skills the education system required of me: taking notes, conjugating verbs, analysing texts and memorising formulas.

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