Grandparents 'key to tackling youth anxiety epidemic'

Grandparents 'key to tackling youth anxiety epidemic'
 

Grandparents should be brought back into children's lives to help tackle a surge in youth anxiety and mental ill health, says Dame Esther Rantzen.
The Childline founder said children's wellbeing was being harmed by the "fragmentation of the family" and a lack of nearby supportive relatives.
She said children should be given an automatic legal right to see their grandparents, as they are in France.
Many parents were too busy to meet children's emotional needs, she added.
Suicide attempt Dame Esther made the comments as children's charity NSPCC, which runs youth counselling service... read more

 
7 December 2018 in Regional, Views: 52
Source: BBC
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