18 Jan 2021

Lockdown taking ‘devastating toll’ on young people’s mental health

Economics Correspondent

The lockdown is taking  a “devastating toll” on the mental health of young people, according to a major survey by the Prince’s Trust and shown exclusively to this programme.

It found a quarter of young people said they were struggling to cope since lockdown was implemented.  And the feelings of anxiety are closely linked to worries about the future of work.