Anxiety in Young People Rising

A recent survey, conducted by YouGov, shows that 18% of young people do not believe life is worth living anymore.

An overwhelming pressure from social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter has said to be the cause of young people feeling low.

Rise in young people not feeling life is worth living due to pressure from social media platforms

In 2009, only 9% of 16-25 year olds thought that life was not worth living but this has now doubled to 18% and it is also estimated that a quarter that their life has a purpose, according to a YouGov survey, a charity that young people into education, work and training.

Nearly 60% of young people think that social media creates an “overwhelming pressure” to succeed.

However, there is some positive sides to this story as some young people enjoy using social media as it allows them to voice their thoughts and feelings about their generation and more than a quarter said it made them happy.

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