Covid-19 and the impact on BIPOC Youth

Why focus on youth socio-emotional impact?

Socio-emotional impact is important for young people’s  development and has been shown to further influence an individual’s achievement and outcomes.

Did you know that:

  • One in 4 young adults have struggled with suicidal thoughts since the coronavirus hit- CDC.
  • Since the coronavirus arrived, depression and anxiety in America have become rampant. Federal surveys show that 40 percent of Americans are now grappling with at least one mental health or drug-related problem. But young adults have been hit harder than any other age group, with 75 percent struggling.

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