21 Jul 2020 - The Irish Examiner
Although young people have remained relatively unaffected by the virus itself, the knock-on economic and social effects of the pandemic have had a massive effect on them.
24 Mar 2022 - BBC News
The effect of Covid restrictions and the pandemic on children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) could be "long-lasting" and "severe".
10 Aug 2015 - Children & Young People Now
Self-harm, eating disorders, and anxiety and depression are likely to be the biggest risk factors facing young people in the coming years, a government think-tank has concluded.
11 Sep 2018 - The Guardian
Study finds the number who poisoned themselves increased fivefold during a 16-year period.
18 May 2020 - RTE News
A group that works with young people has said it has seen a rise in those looking for help to deal with anxiety and loneliness since restrictions were put in place to combat the spread of coronavirus.