Problems That Young People Face

980 WordsMar 10, 20134 Pages
Jarron Brind Young people's issues essay Youths these days have a lot of problems dealing with stress, depression, family issues and a lot more, most of the problems that cause stress are in school and college. Young people's lives can be complicated and affected by many issues which can impact on their well-being. The stress of school life, particularly at exam times, can be hard to manage and can lead some people to feel very anxious and over loaded. Teenagers are aware that they need to get good grades if they want to go to college or get a job but this can be hard if there are other things going on for them like problems at home or maybe at school, such as bullying and alienation. I think this could make young people feel very…show more content…
Sadly sometimes people they know will die, such as their grandparents or other relatives, or even friends, and this would be difficult to cope with on top of other stresses they might have. It is a very serious and sad fact that nearly a quarter of teenagers have suffered some form of abuse in Britain, which is about 1 in 30 people, this could lead to trauma and an inability to work or concentrate knowing that this is happening, also they may feel scared to speak up about it and never have this problem fixed, causing them to be shy and have an inability to trust people. they could also find a different way to cope with it like excessive eating and get an eating disorder, self harming or drug use. Also teenagers have a very specific stereotype - hoody, jeans, vandalism, violence and chav - but with this the youths can either stoop to social pressure and dress like everyone else or they can be an outcast and be individual, it is extremely rare that you find an individual person being accepted by teenagers. Some of these stereotypes are correct for some people, like stealing and looking for fights but with some people, they could be really nice, but because society has belittled them people think that they should cross the street rather than walking through a crowd of "chavs". Teenagers can have stress at school or at home,
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