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As a counsellor my aim is to assist the clients in managing any transitions in their life; to talk about emotions and thoughts that they may not have been able to express before; to enable people to manage difficult feelings, without avoiding or acting them out.

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Depression and self-harm soar among private school pupils

Survey of headteachers finds problems including eating disorders are now at unprecedented levels, with social media and exam stress blamed.

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Teens' night-time use of social media 'risks harming mental health'

Researcher says ‘digital sunset’ might improve sleep quality as separate study shows girls turn to social media when they’re anxious.

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Low levels of face-to-face social contact 'can double depression risk'

Researchers find people who meet friends and family at least three times a week far less like to have depression than those who have only "virtual contact". Those who met up with family and friends at least three times a week had the lowest level of depressive symptoms.

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Career counselling for aspiring social entrepreneurs

Tom Rippin, CEO of On Purpose - which helps professionals who are transitioning into socially impactful careers - speaks to the British Council about supporting budding social entrepreneurs

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Young twice as likely to face family breakdown as parents’ generation

Only half of those in their late teens and early 20s will get married but those who do have dramatically better odds of staying together, study predicts

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