Sumary of Many Young Americans Lonely, Depressed During Pandemic: Survey:
- Over 1,000 people aged 18 to 35 took part in the online anonymous questionnaire between April 22 and May 11, 2020..
- And of the 22% who said they used drugs, 38% reported severe drug use, according to the report published online recently in the Journal of Psychoactive Drugs..
- Mental health care for young adults during and after the pandemic is crucial, said lead author Viviana Horigian, a professor at the University of Miami..
- They need to be given access to psychological help, coupled with the development and dissemination of brief online contact-based interventions that encourage healthy lifestyles,”…