This article identifies that problems with mental health often start when children are still at school. Three quarters of adult mental health problems are thought to have their roots in childhood.

This article identifies that within a recent report it was found that nearly one in 10 referrals to CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services) in 1 year came from schools and further education colleges. 

It is said that more can be done to support teachers through proper training and from school counsellors to to tackle this issue earlier to avoid or reduce future problems.