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Lockdown Life. Youth Survey
With so many unknowns, we reached out to youth across Canada to find out how they were feeling and coping during lockdown
In March 2020, the entire world experienced something new and scary. A pandemic that con ned us to our homes suddenly and changed the way we lived, worked and attended school. With so many unknowns, we reached out to youth across Canada to nd out how they were feeling and coping during lockdown.
What the Numbers Told Us What They Told Us:
When seeking help and information youth reported using the following resources:
48% of respondents reported feeling isolated or lonely;
85% of youth reported having at least someability to cope, such as:
• Various types of physical exercise
• Connecting with family/friends
• Art and music-based activities
• TV and video games
80% of youth reported knowing where to get help if needed while 17% reported not knowing where to turn for help.
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The content in our blogs is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your health provider with any questions you may have regarding your mental health. If you are in distress, please contact your nearest distress centre. If it is an emergency, call 9-1-1 or go to your local emergency department.