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The impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of adolescents and youth

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The impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of adolescents and youth analysis briefly a recent poll conducted by UNICEF via the U-Report. Its conclusions show that the COVID-19 crisis had a significant impact on the mental health of adolescents and young people. The report gathers feedback from 8,444 adolescents and young people between the ages of 13 and 29 in nine countries and territories in the region. The report gives an account of the feelings they faced in the first months of the response to the pandemic and the situation in September 2020.

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UNICEF

The United Nations Children's Fund is a United Nations agency responsible for providing humanitarian and developmental aid to children worldwide.