Have young people never had it so good?

The following is a news story from Hafal’s Big Lottery-funded Young People’s Information Hub. To access the Hub please visit: http://www.hafal.org/hafal/yp_index.php

A leading Social Researcher has claimed that far from being increasingly “troubled” Britain’s children and young people “have never had it so good”.

In an intriguing article on the BBC website Paul Flatters argues that “a range of people – organisations, politicians and journalists – use terrible evidence, or in many cases no evidence at all, to perpetuate negative myths about the state of childhood and family life in the UK today.”

To read Paul’s article, which raises some very interesting points relating to the emotional well being of children and young people, please visit: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-16409882