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‘Urgent national priority’: Pandemic’s staggering mental toll on young Australians

Dais Newsfeed | 21/03/2022 08:32 AM | Click to read full article

While the Resolve poll found one in four respondents had suicidal thoughts, the latest Australian government figures show the number of people under 25 who died by suicide remained steady in the first year of the pandemic.

In 2020, 480 Australians under the age of 25 took their own lives, the same number as in 2019.