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Mental health of South African youth (October 2022)
October 2, 2022
7,474
RESPONDERS
6%
RESPONSE RATE
52%
1,400
48%
1,303
TOTAL RESPONDERS
1
UNICEF South Africa would like to hear how you and your peers are coping with and supporting each other's mental wellbeing. Complete the poll and access resources to support you. To participate, please reply with YES
7,474 responded out of 116,776 polled
2
Over the last 12-months did you feel like you needed support for your mental health?
6,738 responded out of 7,328 polled
3
If you needed support for your mental health, did you seek support?
6,463 responded out of 6,747 polled
4
What stopped you from seeking help for your mental health issues?
3,870 responded out of 4,120 polled
6
Would you say your mental health improved over the past-12 months?
5,920 responded out of 6,122 polled
8
Have you helped or supported a friend's mental health over the past year?
5,274 responded out of 5,414 polled
11
What needs to change to better support young people's mental health?
4,594 responded out of 5,029 polled
12
What has improved over the past year to help you manage your mental health?
4,347 responded out of 4,596 polled
13
We have come to the end of this poll, thank you for participating. Remember if you would like to learn more tips on mental health, type the word "TIPS"
22 responded out of 4,351 polled
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