How COVID-19 has affected youth Mental Health in the Us
Mental health-related emergencies have increased 31% for teens during the pandemic.
Generalized anxiety disorder has increased 93.6% & major depression disorder has increased 83.9%.
ED visits for suspected suicide attempts increased among adolescents aged 12-17 during Spring 2020.
There was a 51% increase among females and
4% increase among males.
As we continue to deal with the effects of COVID-19, we wanted to let you know that the staff and volunteers are continuing our work in suicide prevention and providing support and resources to individuals and families in crisis. We continue to offer our all of our programs online and in-person, as well as our Annual Walk With Hope. (Updated Jan. 2022)