CURRENT POLL IN CHILD PROTECTION
Adolescent and Youth Mental Health
3 questions polled on this topic
29% response rate
852 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?
852 responded out of 2,928 polled
Female
29%
Culture
 
Culture
2%
Religion
 
Religion
45%
Misconceptions
 
Misconceptions
24%
No Information
 
No Information

Male
36%
Culture
 
Culture
7%
Religion
 
Religion
34%
Misconceptions
 
Misconceptions
23%
No Information
 
No Information
0-14
7%
culture
 
culture
64%
no information
 
no information
7%
religion
 
religion
21%
misconceptions
 
misconceptions

15-19
30%
culture
 
culture
23%
no information
 
no information
4%
religion
 
religion
43%
misconceptions
 
misconceptions

20-24
28%
culture
 
culture
25%
no information
 
no information
3%
religion
 
religion
43%
misconceptions
 
misconceptions

25-30
30%
culture
 
culture
24%
no information
 
no information
4%
religion
 
religion
43%
misconceptions
 
misconceptions

31-34
50%
culture
 
culture
25%
no information
 
no information
0%
religion
 
religion
25%
misconceptions
 
misconceptions

35+
29%
culture
 
culture
43%
no information
 
no information
0%
religion
 
religion
29%
misconceptions
 
misconceptions
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?
799 responded out of 852 polled
Female
23%
Parents
 
Parents
3%
Teachers
 
Teachers
39%
Friends
 
Friends
35%
Guidance Councillors
 
Guidance Councillors

Male
31%
Parents
 
Parents
5%
Teachers
 
Teachers
36%
Friends
 
Friends
29%
Guidance Councillors
 
Guidance Councillors
0-14
45%
parents
 
parents
9%
friends
 
friends
45%
guidance councillors
 
guidance councillors
0%
teachers
 
teachers

15-19
27%
parents
 
parents
40%
friends
 
friends
30%
guidance councillors
 
guidance councillors
3%
teachers
 
teachers

20-24
22%
parents
 
parents
38%
friends
 
friends
36%
guidance councillors
 
guidance councillors
5%
teachers
 
teachers

25-30
27%
parents
 
parents
32%
friends
 
friends
38%
guidance councillors
 
guidance councillors
4%
teachers
 
teachers

31-34
25%
parents
 
parents
25%
friends
 
friends
25%
guidance councillors
 
guidance councillors
25%
teachers
 
teachers

35+
67%
parents
 
parents
17%
friends
 
friends
17%
guidance councillors
 
guidance councillors
0%
teachers
 
teachers
25%
Parents
 
Parents
4%
Teachers
 
Teachers
38%
Friends
 
Friends
33%
Guidance Councillors
 
Guidance Councillors
AUG 14. 2018
What or who do you believe has the greatest impact on adolescent and youth mental health?
761 responded out of 799 polled
Female
49%
Social Media
 
Social Media
8%
Schools
 
Schools
28%
Families
 
Families
14%
Friendships
 
Friendships

Male
43%
Social Media
 
Social Media
16%
Schools
 
Schools
26%
Families
 
Families
15%
Friendships
 
Friendships
0-14
18%
friendships
 
friendships
27%
families
 
families
36%
social media
 
social media
18%
schools
 
schools

15-19
16%
friendships
 
friendships
27%
families
 
families
46%
social media
 
social media
11%
schools
 
schools

20-24
12%
friendships
 
friendships
28%
families
 
families
51%
social media
 
social media
9%
schools
 
schools

25-30
15%
friendships
 
friendships
29%
families
 
families
46%
social media
 
social media
9%
schools
 
schools

31-34
0%
friendships
 
friendships
67%
families
 
families
33%
social media
 
social media
0%
schools
 
schools

35+
0%
friendships
 
friendships
0%
families
 
families
100%
social media
 
social media
0%
schools
 
schools
48%
Social Media
 
Social Media
10%
Schools
 
Schools
28%
Families
 
Families
14%
Friendships
 
Friendships

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