Student mental health at all-time low

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Students’ mental health is slowly and slowly becoming worse as time goes on. As of 2019 1 in 3 students have had feelings of sadness and thoughts of hopelessness. 

Since 2009 there has been a 40% rise in the mental health of students. They say the feeling is high in the students that are part of the LGBT community and for African Americans. 

This is a big deal because the smallest of things and be the most difficult with students that struggle. Their grades drop and they don’t try as hard as they used to in school.

What should schools do?

Schools try and build a safe environment. Here at Livermore High, we have the wellness center. Which students have said has had a big impact on them.