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“There is reason to be discouraged”: between health crisis and school pressure, the malaise of teenagers

In December, the parents of students in a Paris school complex received an alarming email from the headmaster: “The anxiety-provoking context linked to the pandemic and the pressure of the obligation to succeed create real discomfort for some students, he wrote. Parent support (…) and the mobilization of the entire educational community is not always […]

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A young high school student commits suicide, an investigation for harassment opened

The Mulhouse prosecutor’s office on Monday, October 25, opened an investigation for harassment after the suicide, in early October, of Dinah, a 14-year-old high school student, who was the target of students’ mockery. During a white march which brought together on Sunday, October 24, more than a thousand people in Mulhouse, Samira Gonthier, Dinah’s mother, […]

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When teens lose the will to live

Adolescence is said to be the best age in life. Adolescents know, however, that it is a difficult time, to the point that a certain number of them even lose the will to live. Between the ages of fifteen and twenty-four, suicide is the second leading cause of death after traffic accidents (and some of […]