MENTAL HEALTH AND WELLBEING
What do young people think about mental health and youth wellbeing? Send us a facebook message with the word 'health' to take part in this poll.
5 questions polled on this topic
97% response rate
113 responded out of 116 polled
Jun 22. 2017
What do you think is the most effective way to educate young people about mental health issues?
Jun 22. 2017
How confident would you feel identifying when you or a friend might need support with their mental health?
Jun 22. 2017
How confident would you feel knowing how to ask for help?
Jun 22. 2017
How confident would you feel knowing where to access support?
Jun 22. 2017
Should more be done to educate young people about mental health and youth wellbeing?

POLL RESULTS

JUN 22. 2017
What do you think is the most effective way to educate young people about mental health issues?
113 responded out of 116 polled
Female
55%
All of the above
 
All of the above
9%
Something else
 
Something else
4%
Discussions with friends and family
 
Discussions with friends and family
4%
Public awareness campaigns
 
Public awareness campaigns
8%
Encouraging creative expression
 
Encouraging creative expression
20%
Classes at school
 
Classes at school

Male
57%
All of the above
 
All of the above
7%
Something else
 
Something else
21%
Discussions with friends and family
 
Discussions with friends and family
0%
Public awareness campaigns
 
Public awareness campaigns
0%
Encouraging creative expression
 
Encouraging creative expression
14%
Classes at school
 
Classes at school
0-14
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
100%
all of the above
 
all of the above

15-19
10%
discussions with friends and family
 
discussions with friends and family
6%
encouraging creative expression
 
encouraging creative expression
21%
classes at school
 
classes at school
2%
public awareness campaigns
 
public awareness campaigns
10%
something else
 
something else
52%
all of the above
 
all of the above

20-24
0%
discussions with friends and family
 
discussions with friends and family
8%
encouraging creative expression
 
encouraging creative expression
8%
classes at school
 
classes at school
17%
public awareness campaigns
 
public awareness campaigns
8%
something else
 
something else
58%
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
50%
classes at school
 
classes at school
0%
public awareness campaigns
 
public awareness campaigns
25%
something else
 
something else
25%
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
100%
all of the above
 
all of the above

35+
14%
discussions with friends and family
 
discussions with friends and family
14%
encouraging creative expression
 
encouraging creative expression
29%
classes at school
 
classes at school
0%
public awareness campaigns
 
public awareness campaigns
0%
something else
 
something else
43%
all of the above
 
all of the above
52%
All of the above
 
All of the above
9%
Something else
 
Something else
6%
Discussions with friends and family
 
Discussions with friends and family
4%
Public awareness campaigns
 
Public awareness campaigns
7%
Encouraging creative expression
 
Encouraging creative expression
21%
Classes at school
 
Classes at school
JUN 22. 2017
How confident would you feel identifying when you or a friend might need support with their mental health?
104 responded out of 113 polled
Female
9%
Very confident
 
Very confident
25%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
26%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
32%
Not that confident
 
Not that confident
7%
Not confident at all
 
Not confident at all

Male
0%
Very confident
 
Very confident
29%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
50%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
14%
Not that confident
 
Not that confident
7%
Not confident at all
 
Not confident at all
0-14
33%
pretty confident
 
pretty confident
33%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
0%
very confident
 
very confident
33%
not confident at all
 
not confident at all
0%
not that confident
 
not that confident

15-19
28%
pretty confident
 
pretty confident
30%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
4%
very confident
 
very confident
9%
not confident at all
 
not confident at all
30%
not that confident
 
not that confident

20-24
33%
pretty confident
 
pretty confident
33%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
8%
very confident
 
very confident
0%
not confident at all
 
not confident at all
25%
not that confident
 
not that confident

25-30
50%
pretty confident
 
pretty confident
50%
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

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
100%
not that confident
 
not that confident

35+
14%
pretty confident
 
pretty confident
29%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
14%
very confident
 
very confident
0%
not confident at all
 
not confident at all
43%
not that confident
 
not that confident
6%
Very confident
 
Very confident
26%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
31%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
31%
Not that confident
 
Not that confident
7%
Not confident at all
 
Not confident at all
JUN 22. 2017
How confident would you feel knowing how to ask for help?
102 responded out of 113 polled
Female
12%
Very confident
 
Very confident
25%
Pretty confident/would probably know
 
Pretty confident/would probably know
28%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
19%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
15%
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say

Male
8%
Very confident
 
Very confident
38%
Pretty confident/would probably know
 
Pretty confident/would probably know
23%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
23%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
8%
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
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

15-19
15%
unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
28%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
9%
very confident
 
very confident
28%
pretty confident/would probably know
 
pretty confident/would probably know
20%
not very confident
 
not very confident

20-24
8%
unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
25%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
8%
very confident
 
very confident
33%
pretty confident/would probably know
 
pretty confident/would probably know
25%
not very confident
 
not very confident

25-30
0%
unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
50%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
50%
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
100%
not very confident
 
not very confident

35+
29%
unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
29%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
14%
very confident
 
very confident
29%
pretty confident/would probably know
 
pretty confident/would probably know
0%
not very confident
 
not very confident
11%
Very confident
 
Very confident
28%
Pretty confident/would probably know
 
Pretty confident/would probably know
24%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
21%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
17%
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
JUN 22. 2017
How confident would you feel knowing where to access support?
102 responded out of 112 polled
Female
12%
Very confident/I'd know who to ask
 
Very confident/I'd know who to ask
39%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
18%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
26%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
5%
Unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
 
Unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask

Male
23%
Very confident/I'd know who to ask
 
Very confident/I'd know who to ask
23%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
23%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
23%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
8%
Unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
 
Unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
0-14
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
100%
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
33%
pretty confident
 
pretty confident
22%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
7%
unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
 
unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
9%
very confident/i'd know who to ask
 
very confident/i'd know who to ask
29%
not very confident
 
not very confident

20-24
25%
pretty confident
 
pretty confident
33%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
8%
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
17%
not very confident
 
not very confident

25-30
67%
pretty confident
 
pretty confident
0%
i'm not sure
 
i'm not sure
33%
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
100%
not very confident
 
not very confident

35+
57%
pretty confident
 
pretty confident
14%
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
29%
not very confident
 
not very confident
14%
Very confident/I'd know who to ask
 
Very confident/I'd know who to ask
38%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
16%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
25%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
7%
Unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
 
Unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
JUN 22. 2017
Should more be done to educate young people about mental health and youth wellbeing?
114 responded out of 121 polled
Female
61%
Definitely, much more should be done
 
Definitely, much more should be done
34%
Yes, more could be done
 
Yes, more could be done
1%
I'm not sure either way
 
I'm not sure either way
0%
Not really
 
Not really
4%
No, enough is being done
 
No, enough is being done

Male
67%
Definitely, much more should be done
 
Definitely, much more should be done
20%
Yes, more could be done
 
Yes, more could be done
0%
I'm not sure either way
 
I'm not sure either way
13%
Not really
 
Not really
0%
No, enough is being done
 
No, enough is being done
0-14
0%
not really
 
not really
33%
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
67%
yes, more could be done
 
yes, more could be done

15-19
2%
not really
 
not really
56%
definitely, much more should be done
 
definitely, much more should be done
4%
no, enough is being done
 
no, enough is being done
2%
i'm not sure either way
 
i'm not sure either way
37%
yes, more could be done
 
yes, more could be done

20-24
0%
not really
 
not really
75%
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
25%
yes, more could be done
 
yes, more could be done

25-30
0%
not really
 
not really
75%
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
25%
yes, more could be done
 
yes, more could be done

31-34
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

35+
0%
not really
 
not really
86%
definitely, much more should be done
 
definitely, much more should be done
14%
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
57%
Definitely, much more should be done
 
Definitely, much more should be done
35%
Yes, more could be done
 
Yes, more could be done
1%
I'm not sure either way
 
I'm not sure either way
2%
Not really
 
Not really
5%
No, enough is being done
 
No, enough is being done

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