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Our world is in the grip of a mental health crisis - here’s what we can do to help

Evidence shows COVID-19 has triggered a surge in mental health issues, particularly among young people. Image: Pixabay/Free-Photos

Sean Fleming

Senior Writer, Formative Content

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a graph showing the average mental health score from 2020 and comparison to 2019
Mental health has declined in 2020. Image: Mental State of the World Report 2020
a graph showing that mental health is progressively worse for each younger generation in 2020 compared to 19
Age is a factor in the pandemic-related mental health decline. Image: Mental State of the World Report 2020
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People's individual challenges affected their mental health scores. Image: Mental State of the World Report 2020
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