A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control found that 25% of people aged 18 to 24 reported considering taking their own life as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“A lot of youth are feeling very isolated from their families. They’re feeling very isolated from their communities, from school and a lot of anxiety just due to this level of uncertainty. Not knowing what’s going to come next or where to find the answers,” said Maisha Smith, a licensed clinical social worker with the Institute of Living.
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