THE KIDS AREN’T ALRIGHT..
Famous words from 20th century lyrics sadly ring true now..
The ‘older’ generation of kids grew up in a strange world of terrorism.. fears and loathing in public locations for almost two decades.
Now a virus came along to close those places down!
Younger people now are more likely to feel panic.. anxiety.. fear..
A majority of Americans ages 18 through 34 — 56% — say they have at least sometimes felt isolated in the past month, compared with about 4 in 10 older Americans, according to the latest COVID Response Tracking Study conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago.
Twenty-five percent of young adults rate their mental health as fair or poor, compared with 13% of older adults, while 56% of older adults say their mental health is excellent or very good, compared with just 39% of young adults.
The survey found 67% of young adults, but just 50% of those older, say they have at least sometimes felt that they were unable to control the important things in life. And 55% of 18 to 34 year olds say they have felt difficulties piling up too high to overcome, compared with 33% of older adults.