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
7%
No, enough is being done
 
No, enough is being done
0%
Not really
 
Not really
0%
I'm not sure either way
 
I'm not sure either way
27%
Yes, more could be done
 
Yes, more could be done
67%
Definitely, much more should be done
 
Definitely, much more should be done

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

15-19
6%
No, enough is being done
 
No, enough is being done
0%
Not really
 
Not really
0%
I'm not sure either way
 
I'm not sure either way
41%
Yes, more could be done
 
Yes, more could be done
53%
Definitely, much more should be done
 
Definitely, much more should be done

20-24
0%
No, enough is being done
 
No, enough is being done
0%
Not really
 
Not really
0%
I'm not sure either way
 
I'm not sure either way
0%
Yes, more could be done
 
Yes, more could be done
100%
Definitely, much more should be done
 
Definitely, much more should be done

25-30
0%
No, enough is being done
 
No, enough is being done
0%
Not really
 
Not really
0%
I'm not sure either way
 
I'm not sure either way
0%
Yes, more could be done
 
Yes, more could be done
100%
Definitely, much more should be done
 
Definitely, much more should be done

31-34
0%
No, enough is being done
 
No, enough is being done
0%
Not really
 
Not really
0%
I'm not sure either way
 
I'm not sure either way
0%
Yes, more could be done
 
Yes, more could be done
0%
Definitely, much more should be done
 
Definitely, much more should be done

35+
0%
No, enough is being done
 
No, enough is being done
0%
Not really
 
Not really
0%
I'm not sure either way
 
I'm not sure either way
0%
Yes, more could be done
 
Yes, more could be done
100%
Definitely, much more should be done
 
Definitely, much more should be done
1%
No, enough is being done
 
No, enough is being done
0%
Not really
 
Not really
3%
I'm not sure either way
 
I'm not sure either way
27%
Yes, more could be done
 
Yes, more could be done
69%
Definitely, much more should be done
 
Definitely, much more should be 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
7%
Not confident at all
 
Not confident at all
7%
Not that confident
 
Not that confident
27%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
40%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
20%
Very confident
 
Very confident

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

15-19
0%
Not confident at all
 
Not confident at all
6%
Not that confident
 
Not that confident
29%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
59%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
6%
Very confident
 
Very confident

20-24
17%
Not confident at all
 
Not confident at all
17%
Not that confident
 
Not that confident
17%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
17%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
33%
Very confident
 
Very confident

25-30
0%
Not confident at all
 
Not confident at all
0%
Not that confident
 
Not that confident
0%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
0%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
100%
Very confident
 
Very confident

31-34
0%
Not confident at all
 
Not confident at all
0%
Not that confident
 
Not that confident
0%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
0%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
0%
Very confident
 
Very confident

35+
0%
Not confident at all
 
Not confident at all
0%
Not that confident
 
Not that confident
0%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
0%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
100%
Very confident
 
Very confident
6%
Not confident at all
 
Not confident at all
10%
Not that confident
 
Not that confident
21%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
40%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
23%
Very confident
 
Very confident
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
0%
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
0%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
13%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
60%
Pretty confident/would probably know
 
Pretty confident/would probably know
27%
Very confident
 
Very confident

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

15-19
0%
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
6%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
12%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
65%
Pretty confident/would probably know
 
Pretty confident/would probably know
18%
Very confident
 
Very confident

20-24
0%
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
0%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
0%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
67%
Pretty confident/would probably know
 
Pretty confident/would probably know
33%
Very confident
 
Very confident

25-30
0%
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
0%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
0%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
0%
Pretty confident/would probably know
 
Pretty confident/would probably know
100%
Very confident
 
Very confident

31-34
0%
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
0%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
0%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
0%
Pretty confident/would probably know
 
Pretty confident/would probably know
0%
Very confident
 
Very confident

35+
0%
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
0%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
0%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
0%
Pretty confident/would probably know
 
Pretty confident/would probably know
100%
Very confident
 
Very confident
4%
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
 
Unconfident/wouldnt know what to say
6%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
17%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
51%
Pretty confident/would probably know
 
Pretty confident/would probably know
22%
Very confident
 
Very confident
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
0%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
20%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
67%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
7%
Very confident/I'd know who to ask
 
Very confident/I'd know who to ask

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

15-19
0%
Unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
 
Unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
12%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
25%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
44%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
19%
Very confident/I'd know who to ask
 
Very confident/I'd know who to ask

20-24
17%
Unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
 
Unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
0%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
0%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
67%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
17%
Very confident/I'd know who to ask
 
Very confident/I'd know who to ask

25-30
0%
Unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
 
Unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
0%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
0%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
100%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
0%
Very confident/I'd know who to ask
 
Very confident/I'd know who to ask

31-34
0%
Unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
 
Unconfident/wouldn't know who to ask
0%
Not very confident
 
Not very confident
0%
I'm not sure
 
I'm not sure
0%
Pretty confident
 
Pretty confident
0%
Very confident/I'd know who to ask
 
Very confident/I'd know who to ask

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

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

15-19
0%
Not valuable at all
 
Not valuable at all
0%
Not really that valuable
 
Not really that valuable
6%
Unsure/no difference either wa
 
Unsure/no difference either wa
38%
Quite valuable/important
 
Quite valuable/important
56%
Extremely valuable/essential
 
Extremely valuable/essential

20-24
0%
Not valuable at all
 
Not valuable at all
0%
Not really that valuable
 
Not really that valuable
0%
Unsure/no difference either wa
 
Unsure/no difference either wa
0%
Quite valuable/important
 
Quite valuable/important
100%
Extremely valuable/essential
 
Extremely valuable/essential

25-30
0%
Not valuable at all
 
Not valuable at all
0%
Not really that valuable
 
Not really that valuable
0%
Unsure/no difference either wa
 
Unsure/no difference either wa
100%
Quite valuable/important
 
Quite valuable/important
0%
Extremely valuable/essential
 
Extremely valuable/essential

31-34
0%
Not valuable at all
 
Not valuable at all
0%
Not really that valuable
 
Not really that valuable
0%
Unsure/no difference either wa
 
Unsure/no difference either wa
0%
Quite valuable/important
 
Quite valuable/important
0%
Extremely valuable/essential
 
Extremely valuable/essential

35+
100%
Not valuable at all
 
Not valuable at all
0%
Not really that valuable
 
Not really that valuable
0%
Unsure/no difference either wa
 
Unsure/no difference either wa
0%
Quite valuable/important
 
Quite valuable/important
0%
Extremely valuable/essential
 
Extremely valuable/essential
3%
Not valuable at all
 
Not valuable at all
3%
Not really that valuable
 
Not really that valuable
6%
Unsure/no difference either wa
 
Unsure/no difference either wa
23%
Quite valuable/important
 
Quite valuable/important
65%
Extremely valuable/essential
 
Extremely valuable/essential
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
20%
Classes at school
 
Classes at school
13%
Encouraging creative expression
 
Encouraging creative expression
0%
Public awareness campaigns
 
Public awareness campaigns
0%
Discussions with friends and family
 
Discussions with friends and family
0%
Something else
 
Something else
67%
All of the above
 
All of the above

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

15-19
12%
Classes at school
 
Classes at school
18%
Encouraging creative expression
 
Encouraging creative expression
0%
Public awareness campaigns
 
Public awareness campaigns
6%
Discussions with friends and family
 
Discussions with friends and family
0%
Something else
 
Something else
65%
All of the above
 
All of the above

20-24
0%
Classes at school
 
Classes at school
33%
Encouraging creative expression
 
Encouraging creative expression
0%
Public awareness campaigns
 
Public awareness campaigns
0%
Discussions with friends and family
 
Discussions with friends and family
0%
Something else
 
Something else
67%
All of the above
 
All of the above

25-30
100%
Classes at school
 
Classes at school
0%
Encouraging creative expression
 
Encouraging creative expression
0%
Public awareness campaigns
 
Public awareness campaigns
0%
Discussions with friends and family
 
Discussions with friends and family
0%
Something else
 
Something else
0%
All of the above
 
All of the above

31-34
0%
Classes at school
 
Classes at school
0%
Encouraging creative expression
 
Encouraging creative expression
0%
Public awareness campaigns
 
Public awareness campaigns
0%
Discussions with friends and family
 
Discussions with friends and family
0%
Something else
 
Something else
0%
All of the above
 
All of the above

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

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