This is an insanely big deal, and hardly anyone’s talking about it

Published by Olly Blackburn

Lost generation? Try this chilling article:

30% of female students suffer from mental crisis. Near doubling in female teen suicides in the last 10 years. “I’ve been in teaching 40 years,” says the headteacher. “I’ve never known this level of dysfunction in society.”

Social media, continuous testing and results-driven education, family breakdown are changing how children grow up, making them more firghtened, unstable and prone to self harm. And unless I missed something they’re still the future, right?

Maybe we should be focussing on this problem a little bit more.