HEALTH
Adolescent and Youth Mental Health
3 questions polled on this topic
31% response rate
911 responded out of 2,928 polled
Aug 14. 2018
U-Reporters believe that youth mental health is not taken seriously. Why do you believe this is so?
Aug 14. 2018
15-19 y/os are most at risk of suicide. Who would you talk to about your mental health concerns?
Aug 14. 2018
What or who do you believe has the greatest impact on adolescent and youth mental health?

POLL RESULTS

AUG 14. 2018
U-Reporters believe that youth mental health is not taken seriously. Why do you believe this is so?
911 responded out of 2,928 polled
Female
29%
Culture
 
Culture
2%
Religion
 
Religion
44%
Misconceptions
 
Misconceptions
24%
No Information
 
No Information

Male
36%
Culture
 
Culture
7%
Religion
 
Religion
33%
Misconceptions
 
Misconceptions
24%
No Information
 
No Information
0-14
7%
Culture
 
Culture
7%
Religion
 
Religion
27%
Misconceptions
 
Misconceptions
60%
No Information
 
No Information

15-19
32%
Culture
 
Culture
4%
Religion
 
Religion
40%
Misconceptions
 
Misconceptions
24%
No Information
 
No Information

20-24
29%
Culture
 
Culture
3%
Religion
 
Religion
43%
Misconceptions
 
Misconceptions
25%
No Information
 
No Information

25-30
29%
Culture
 
Culture
3%
Religion
 
Religion
43%
Misconceptions
 
Misconceptions
25%
No Information
 
No Information

31-34
50%
Culture
 
Culture
0%
Religion
 
Religion
25%
Misconceptions
 
Misconceptions
25%
No Information
 
No Information

35+
29%
Culture
 
Culture
0%
Religion
 
Religion
29%
Misconceptions
 
Misconceptions
43%
No Information
 
No Information
31%
Culture
 
Culture
4%
Religion
 
Religion
41%
Misconceptions
 
Misconceptions
24%
No Information
 
No Information
AUG 14. 2018
15-19 y/os are most at risk of suicide. Who would you talk to about your mental health concerns?
860 responded out of 911 polled
Female
23%
Parents
 
Parents
3%
Teachers
 
Teachers
39%
Friends
 
Friends
34%
Guidance Councillors
 
Guidance Councillors

Male
30%
Parents
 
Parents
5%
Teachers
 
Teachers
37%
Friends
 
Friends
28%
Guidance Councillors
 
Guidance Councillors
0-14
50%
Parents
 
Parents
0%
Teachers
 
Teachers
8%
Friends
 
Friends
42%
Guidance Councillors
 
Guidance Councillors

15-19
26%
Parents
 
Parents
5%
Teachers
 
Teachers
40%
Friends
 
Friends
30%
Guidance Councillors
 
Guidance Councillors

20-24
22%
Parents
 
Parents
4%
Teachers
 
Teachers
40%
Friends
 
Friends
34%
Guidance Councillors
 
Guidance Councillors

25-30
27%
Parents
 
Parents
4%
Teachers
 
Teachers
33%
Friends
 
Friends
37%
Guidance Councillors
 
Guidance Councillors

31-34
25%
Parents
 
Parents
25%
Teachers
 
Teachers
25%
Friends
 
Friends
25%
Guidance Councillors
 
Guidance Councillors

35+
67%
Parents
 
Parents
0%
Teachers
 
Teachers
17%
Friends
 
Friends
17%
Guidance Councillors
 
Guidance Councillors
25%
Parents
 
Parents
4%
Teachers
 
Teachers
38%
Friends
 
Friends
32%
Guidance Councillors
 
Guidance Councillors
AUG 14. 2018
What or who do you believe has the greatest impact on adolescent and youth mental health?
821 responded out of 860 polled
Female
49%
Social Media
 
Social Media
8%
Schools
 
Schools
28%
Families
 
Families
14%
Friendships
 
Friendships

Male
42%
Social Media
 
Social Media
15%
Schools
 
Schools
27%
Families
 
Families
15%
Friendships
 
Friendships
0-14
42%
Social Media
 
Social Media
17%
Schools
 
Schools
25%
Families
 
Families
17%
Friendships
 
Friendships

15-19
46%
Social Media
 
Social Media
11%
Schools
 
Schools
27%
Families
 
Families
16%
Friendships
 
Friendships

20-24
49%
Social Media
 
Social Media
9%
Schools
 
Schools
30%
Families
 
Families
12%
Friendships
 
Friendships

25-30
46%
Social Media
 
Social Media
9%
Schools
 
Schools
29%
Families
 
Families
15%
Friendships
 
Friendships

31-34
33%
Social Media
 
Social Media
0%
Schools
 
Schools
67%
Families
 
Families
0%
Friendships
 
Friendships

35+
100%
Social Media
 
Social Media
0%
Schools
 
Schools
0%
Families
 
Families
0%
Friendships
 
Friendships
47%
Social Media
 
Social Media
10%
Schools
 
Schools
29%
Families
 
Families
14%
Friendships
 
Friendships

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