This summary document looks at key findings from the first wave of the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Adolescent's Mental Health in Great Britain study.
The survey went to young people aged 13–19 years old across Great Britain. YouGov administered the survey online between 24th August - 8th September 2020. The survey figures have been weighted and are representative of all GB teenagers in this age range.
Coronavirus and Adolescent Mental Health Study
The Mental Health Foundation and Swansea University led a repeated cross-sectional study of how the COVID-19 pandemic affected adolescents' mental health (people aged 13 to 19) across Great Britain.
Coronavirus: Mental Health in the Pandemic Study
Between 2020-2022, working with the University of Cambridge, De Montfort University, Swansea University, the University of Strathclyde and Queen’s University Belfast, the Mental Health Foundation led a ground-breaking, long-term, UK-wide research study of how the pandemic affected people’s mental health.