Youth in the firing line of COVID-19 mental health pandemic

POSTED: September 6, 2021Category: COVID-19BY: AISA Admin

Although this article uses stats and the COVID-19 timeline of South Africa, its topic of student mental health is globally relatable and important.

In response to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children and young people – especially on their mental health – recovery and support strategies need to centre and foreground psychosocial support writes the University of Cape Town (UCT) School of Education’s Dr Patti Silbert (project manager of the Schools Improvement Initiative (SII) in the Schools Development Unit) and Tembeka Mzozoyana (social worker in the SII).


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