MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING
What do young people who attended The Unspoken Word national youth forum think about using creative arts as a way to improve youth wellbeing?
6 questions polled on this topic
100% response rate
70 responded out of 70 polled
May 26. 2017
Do you think more should be done to educate and inform young people about mental health and suicide prevention?
May 26. 2017
How confident would you feel to identify when you or someone else might be need a little extra support with their mental health?
May 26. 2017
How confident would you feel to ask a friend if they might need a little extra support with their mental health?
May 26. 2017
How confident would you feel in knowing where to ask for help or support?
May 26. 2017
How valuable do you think creative arts are for improving young people's wellbeing?
May 26. 2017
What do you think is the most effective way to educate and inform young people about mental health and suicide prevention?

POLL RESULTS

MAY 26. 2017
Do you think more should be done to educate and inform young people about mental health and suicide prevention?
70 responded out of 70 polled
Female
67%
Definitely, much more should be done
 
Definitely, much more should be done
27%
Yes, more could be done
 
Yes, more could be done
0%
I'm not sure either way
 
I'm not sure either way
0%
Not really
 
Not really
7%
No, enough is being done
 
No, enough is being done

Male
55%
Definitely, much more should be done
 
Definitely, much more should be done
45%
Yes, more could be done
 
Yes, more could be done
0%
I'm not sure either way
 
I'm not sure either way
0%
Not really
 
Not really
0%
No, enough is being done
 
No, enough is being done
0-14
0%
not really
 
not really
0%
definitely, much more should be done
 
definitely, much more should be done
0%
no, enough is being done
 
no, enough is being done
0%
i'm not sure either way
 
i'm not sure either way
100%
yes, more could be done
 
yes, more could be done

15-19
0%
not really
 
not really
53%
definitely, much more should be done
 
definitely, much more should be done
6%
no, enough is being done
 
no, enough is being done
0%
i'm not sure either way
 
i'm not sure either way
41%
yes, more could be done
 
yes, more could be done

20-24
0%
not really
 
not really
100%
definitely, much more should be done
 
definitely, much more should be done
0%
no, enough is being done
 
no, enough is being done
0%
i'm not sure either way
 
i'm not sure either way
0%
yes, more could be done
 
yes, more could be done

25-30
0%
not really
 
not really
100%
definitely, much more should be done
 
definitely, much more should be done
0%
no, enough is being done
 
no, enough is being done
0%
i'm not sure either way
 
i'm not sure either way
0%
yes, more could be done
 
yes, more could be done

31-34
0%
not really
 
not really
0%
definitely, much more should be done
 
definitely, much more should be done
0%
no, enough is being done
 
no, enough is being done
0%
i'm not sure either way
 
i'm not sure either way
0%
yes, more could be done
 
yes, more could be done

35+
0%
not really
 
not really
100%
definitely, much more should be done
 
definitely, much more should be done
0%
no, enough is being done
 
no, enough is being done
0%
i'm not sure either way
 
i'm not sure either way
0%
yes, more could be done
 
yes, more could be done
69%
Definitely, much more should be done
 
Definitely, much more should be done
27%
Yes, more could be done
 
Yes, more could be done
3%
I'm not sure either way
 
I'm not sure either way
0%
Not really
 
Not really
1%
No, enough is being done
 
No, enough is being done
MAY 26. 2017
How confident would you feel to identify when you or someone else might be need a little extra support with their mental health?
70 responded out of 70 polled
Female
20%
Very confident
 
Very confident
40%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
27%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
7%
Not that confident
 
Not that confident
7%
Not confident at all
 
Not confident at all

Male
18%
Very confident
 
Very confident
45%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
36%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
0%
Not that confident
 
Not that confident
0%
Not confident at all
 
Not confident at all
0-14
0%
pretty confident
 
pretty confident
100%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
0%
very confident
 
very confident
0%
not confident at all
 
not confident at all
0%
not that confident
 
not that confident

15-19
59%
pretty confident
 
pretty confident
29%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
6%
very confident
 
very confident
0%
not confident at all
 
not confident at all
6%
not that confident
 
not that confident

20-24
17%
pretty confident
 
pretty confident
17%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
33%
very confident
 
very confident
17%
not confident at all
 
not confident at all
17%
not that confident
 
not that confident

25-30
0%
pretty confident
 
pretty confident
0%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
100%
very confident
 
very confident
0%
not confident at all
 
not confident at all
0%
not that confident
 
not that confident

31-34
0%
pretty confident
 
pretty confident
0%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
0%
very confident
 
very confident
0%
not confident at all
 
not confident at all
0%
not that confident
 
not that confident

35+
0%
pretty confident
 
pretty confident
0%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
100%
very confident
 
very confident
0%
not confident at all
 
not confident at all
0%
not that confident
 
not that confident
23%
Very confident
 
Very confident
40%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
21%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
10%
Not that confident
 
Not that confident
6%
Not confident at all
 
Not confident at all
MAY 26. 2017
How confident would you feel to ask a friend if they might need a little extra support with their mental health?
69 responded out of 70 polled
Female
27%
Very confident
 
Very confident
60%
Pretty confident/would probably know
 
Pretty confident/would probably know
13%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
0%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
0%
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say

Male
27%
Very confident
 
Very confident
55%
Pretty confident/would probably know
 
Pretty confident/would probably know
9%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
9%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
0%
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
0-14
0%
unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
50%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
0%
very confident
 
very confident
50%
pretty confident/would probably know
 
pretty confident/would probably know
0%
not very confident
 
not very confident

15-19
0%
unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
12%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
18%
very confident
 
very confident
65%
pretty confident/would probably know
 
pretty confident/would probably know
6%
not very confident
 
not very confident

20-24
0%
unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
0%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
33%
very confident
 
very confident
67%
pretty confident/would probably know
 
pretty confident/would probably know
0%
not very confident
 
not very confident

25-30
0%
unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
0%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
100%
very confident
 
very confident
0%
pretty confident/would probably know
 
pretty confident/would probably know
0%
not very confident
 
not very confident

31-34
0%
unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
0%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
0%
very confident
 
very confident
0%
pretty confident/would probably know
 
pretty confident/would probably know
0%
not very confident
 
not very confident

35+
0%
unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
0%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
100%
very confident
 
very confident
0%
pretty confident/would probably know
 
pretty confident/would probably know
0%
not very confident
 
not very confident
22%
Very confident
 
Very confident
51%
Pretty confident/would probably know
 
Pretty confident/would probably know
17%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
6%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
4%
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
MAY 26. 2017
How confident would you feel in knowing where to ask for help or support?
68 responded out of 70 polled
Female
7%
Unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
 
Unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
7%
Very confident/I'd know who to ask
 
Very confident/I'd know who to ask
67%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
20%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
0%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident

Male
0%
Unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
 
Unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
27%
Very confident/I'd know who to ask
 
Very confident/I'd know who to ask
27%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
27%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
18%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
0-14
50%
pretty confident
 
pretty confident
50%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
0%
unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
 
unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
0%
very confident/i'd know who to ask
 
very confident/i'd know who to ask
0%
not very confident
 
not very confident

15-19
44%
pretty confident
 
pretty confident
25%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
0%
unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
 
unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
19%
very confident/i'd know who to ask
 
very confident/i'd know who to ask
13%
not very confident
 
not very confident

20-24
67%
pretty confident
 
pretty confident
0%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
17%
unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
 
unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
17%
very confident/i'd know who to ask
 
very confident/i'd know who to ask
0%
not very confident
 
not very confident

25-30
100%
pretty confident
 
pretty confident
0%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
0%
unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
 
unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
0%
very confident/i'd know who to ask
 
very confident/i'd know who to ask
0%
not very confident
 
not very confident

31-34
0%
pretty confident
 
pretty confident
0%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
0%
unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
 
unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
0%
very confident/i'd know who to ask
 
very confident/i'd know who to ask
0%
not very confident
 
not very confident

35+
100%
pretty confident
 
pretty confident
0%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
0%
unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
 
unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
0%
very confident/i'd know who to ask
 
very confident/i'd know who to ask
0%
not very confident
 
not very confident
6%
Unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
 
Unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
16%
Very confident/I'd know who to ask
 
Very confident/I'd know who to ask
49%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
19%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
10%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
MAY 26. 2017
How valuable do you think creative arts are for improving young people's wellbeing?
66 responded out of 70 polled
Female
62%
Extremely valuable/essential
 
Extremely valuable/essential
8%
Not valuable at all
 
Not valuable at all
23%
Quite valuable/important
 
Quite valuable/important
8%
Unsure/no difference either wa
 
Unsure/no difference either wa
0%
Not really that valuable
 
Not really that valuable

Male
64%
Extremely valuable/essential
 
Extremely valuable/essential
0%
Not valuable at all
 
Not valuable at all
36%
Quite valuable/important
 
Quite valuable/important
0%
Unsure/no difference either wa
 
Unsure/no difference either wa
0%
Not really that valuable
 
Not really that valuable
0-14
0%
extremely valuable/essential
 
extremely valuable/essential
0%
unsure/no difference either wa
 
unsure/no difference either wa
100%
quite valuable/important
 
quite valuable/important
0%
not valuable at all
 
not valuable at all
0%
not really that valuable
 
not really that valuable

15-19
56%
extremely valuable/essential
 
extremely valuable/essential
6%
unsure/no difference either wa
 
unsure/no difference either wa
38%
quite valuable/important
 
quite valuable/important
0%
not valuable at all
 
not valuable at all
0%
not really that valuable
 
not really that valuable

20-24
100%
extremely valuable/essential
 
extremely valuable/essential
0%
unsure/no difference either wa
 
unsure/no difference either wa
0%
quite valuable/important
 
quite valuable/important
0%
not valuable at all
 
not valuable at all
0%
not really that valuable
 
not really that valuable

25-30
0%
extremely valuable/essential
 
extremely valuable/essential
0%
unsure/no difference either wa
 
unsure/no difference either wa
100%
quite valuable/important
 
quite valuable/important
0%
not valuable at all
 
not valuable at all
0%
not really that valuable
 
not really that valuable

31-34
0%
extremely valuable/essential
 
extremely valuable/essential
0%
unsure/no difference either wa
 
unsure/no difference either wa
0%
quite valuable/important
 
quite valuable/important
0%
not valuable at all
 
not valuable at all
0%
not really that valuable
 
not really that valuable

35+
0%
extremely valuable/essential
 
extremely valuable/essential
0%
unsure/no difference either wa
 
unsure/no difference either wa
0%
quite valuable/important
 
quite valuable/important
100%
not valuable at all
 
not valuable at all
0%
not really that valuable
 
not really that valuable
65%
Extremely valuable/essential
 
Extremely valuable/essential
3%
Not valuable at all
 
Not valuable at all
23%
Quite valuable/important
 
Quite valuable/important
6%
Unsure/no difference either wa
 
Unsure/no difference either wa
3%
Not really that valuable
 
Not really that valuable
MAY 26. 2017
What do you think is the most effective way to educate and inform young people about mental health and suicide prevention?
70 responded out of 70 polled
Female
67%
All of the above
 
All of the above
0%
Something else
 
Something else
0%
Discussions with friends and family
 
Discussions with friends and family
0%
Public awareness campaigns
 
Public awareness campaigns
13%
Encouraging creative expression
 
Encouraging creative expression
20%
Classes at school
 
Classes at school

Male
45%
All of the above
 
All of the above
0%
Something else
 
Something else
9%
Discussions with friends and family
 
Discussions with friends and family
0%
Public awareness campaigns
 
Public awareness campaigns
36%
Encouraging creative expression
 
Encouraging creative expression
9%
Classes at school
 
Classes at school
0-14
0%
discussions with friends and family
 
discussions with friends and family
50%
encouraging creative expression
 
encouraging creative expression
0%
classes at school
 
classes at school
0%
public awareness campaigns
 
public awareness campaigns
0%
something else
 
something else
50%
all of the above
 
all of the above

15-19
6%
discussions with friends and family
 
discussions with friends and family
18%
encouraging creative expression
 
encouraging creative expression
12%
classes at school
 
classes at school
0%
public awareness campaigns
 
public awareness campaigns
0%
something else
 
something else
65%
all of the above
 
all of the above

20-24
0%
discussions with friends and family
 
discussions with friends and family
33%
encouraging creative expression
 
encouraging creative expression
0%
classes at school
 
classes at school
0%
public awareness campaigns
 
public awareness campaigns
0%
something else
 
something else
67%
all of the above
 
all of the above

25-30
0%
discussions with friends and family
 
discussions with friends and family
0%
encouraging creative expression
 
encouraging creative expression
100%
classes at school
 
classes at school
0%
public awareness campaigns
 
public awareness campaigns
0%
something else
 
something else
0%
all of the above
 
all of the above

31-34
0%
discussions with friends and family
 
discussions with friends and family
0%
encouraging creative expression
 
encouraging creative expression
0%
classes at school
 
classes at school
0%
public awareness campaigns
 
public awareness campaigns
0%
something else
 
something else
0%
all of the above
 
all of the above

35+
0%
discussions with friends and family
 
discussions with friends and family
0%
encouraging creative expression
 
encouraging creative expression
100%
classes at school
 
classes at school
0%
public awareness campaigns
 
public awareness campaigns
0%
something else
 
something else
0%
all of the above
 
all of the above
54%
All of the above
 
All of the above
1%
Something else
 
Something else
6%
Discussions with friends and family
 
Discussions with friends and family
3%
Public awareness campaigns
 
Public awareness campaigns
29%
Encouraging creative expression
 
Encouraging creative expression
7%
Classes at school
 
Classes at school

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