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A report published by the Australian Human Rights Commission has highlighted the serious impact COVID-19 has had on children and young people’s mental health, social connections and education.
The report examined data from 2,567 counselling sessions with Kids Helpline and found that:
The Human Rights Commission said that the study highlights the need for children and young people to be prioritised during and after the pandemic.
Humanrights.gov.au: Pandemic: Serious impacts on kids
Autism Spectrum Australia: Top concerns and coping strategies during the COVID-19 pandemic