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1. Young people are lonely: nine-in-ten report

missing being face-to-face with people (92%),

and three-quarters feel lonelier and more

isolated during lockdown (77%).

2. A virtual world can’t be the new normal,

with three-quarters of young people (73%)

tired of being online all the time.

3. Young people are struggling with school

and their aspirations for the future are changing,

with 56% being worried about falling behind

and 41% being worried about getting a job.

4. Young people need safe spaces outside of the home to

improve family cohesion, with more than half of young

people (58%) feeling that their relationship with their

the family has become more strained during the lockdown.

5. Prevention of young people’s poor mental health is key

as more than two-fifths of young people report that they

are worried about their mental health or wellbeing as

they come out of the COVID-19 lockdown (42%).

Support Groups

MIND Website

If you need help don't wait until its too late please press the following link MIND

No5 Young People’s Mental Health Helpline

No 5 Reading UK - Please go to the No5 website to receive help asap or you can text

How to access the helpline for young people aged 11-25 years:

Text TALK followed by your first name and postcode to 07786 202430 to request a phone call from one of our trained counselors

The support line will be available between 17:00 and 20:00, Monday – Friday.

Calls will last up to 30 minutes.

This service is not counseling, but an opportunity to get support from qualified young people’s counselors and a No5 but an opportunity to get support from qualified young people’s counselors.

Just a few pointers that young people may be experiencing today!

Press the link for more of the YMCA Young People's Report

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