Youth mental health in Aotearoa New Zealand – Greater urgency required

by Rochelle Menzies, Sir Peter Gluckman and Richie Poulton
High angle on teenagers supporting each other during therapy

In light of worsening mental health among New Zealand youth over the past decade, a new Koi Tū commentary piece is calling for urgent action to better understand the underlying factors and effective strategies for prevention and intervention.

Youth mental health in Aotearoa New Zealand: Greater urgency required warns that the ‘silent pandemic’ of mental health morbidity among NZ and other youth globally, exacerbated by COVID-19, will have adverse lifelong consequences if not addressed as a matter of priority.

Read the commentary here

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