COVID-19 impact pushing 1 in 6 Nigerian young adults into depression — UNICEF Report

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Abuja—The United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has said the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on children’s mental health in Nigeria was rising, as one in six young adults aged between 15 and 24 years was currently experiencing depression.

UNICEF said this in its flagship report, “State of the World’s Children 2021; On My Mind: promoting, protecting and caring for children’s mental health” released on Tuesday in Abuja.

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