Nine in 10 young adults struggling with mental health: Mind

21% feel anxious all the time

Jaskeet Briah
clock • 1 min read

Mental health struggles, particularly anxiety, have been experienced by 95% of young adults over the past 12 months, research by Direct Line Insurance and mental health charity Mind found.

A survey of 2,000 adults aged between 18 to 24 found that 46% of young people felt low either 'often' or 'all the time' over the past year, while 21% feel anxious 'all the time.' Overall, 70% of young adults still feel lonely when surrounded by friends, peers, colleagues and classmates, and 83% have less energy. Meanwhile, only 10% of young adults reporting "loving themselves completely," the research detailed. Half (50%) of young people experiencing poor mental health reported difficulties in discussing this topic with others, with 10% of 18 year olds not willing to speak about their...

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