Report

The State of the World's Children 2021

Author:
UNICEF
Source:
UNICEF
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Publication Year:
2021
April 05, 2022
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-Being

On My Mind: Promoting, protecting and caring for children’s mental health.

Highlights

The COVID-19 pandemic has raised concerns about the mental health of a generation of children. But the pandemic may represent the tip of a mental health iceberg – an iceberg we have ignored for far too long. The State of the World’s Children 2021 examines child, adolescent and caregiver mental health. It focuses on risks and protective factors at critical moments in the life course and delves into the social determinants that shape mental health and well-being.

It calls for commitmentcommunication and action as part of a comprehensive approach to promote good mental health for every child, protect vulnerable children and care for children facing the greatest challenges.

Click here for an interactive view of data from the report.

For parents Click here for tips and resources on how to talk to your child about mental health.

For young people Click here for tips on reaching out, providing support and breaking the stigma around mental health.

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