Campaign targets rising child stress levels

Stress is not just an adult problem – increasing numbers of children are also feeling pressured, leading to health problems like insomnia and anxiety, says youth support organisation Pro Juventute. It is calling for children to get more free time to spend as they please, as part of its campaign “Less pressure, more child” launched on Friday. The target group: parents and caregivers, but also schools and companies offering vocational training. Pro Juventute says the percentage of calls to its Advice and Helpline 147 for “serious personal problems” rose to 29.5%...
15 Published By - swissinfo - 2017.10.13. 14:51
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