Liz Emerson, IF Co-founder, asks whether any progress has been made over reducing the huge waiting lists for mental health support facing children and young people with eating disorders.
IF Student Volunteer, Charlotte Foster, highlights the effects that multiple environmental crises are having on young people’s mental health and calls for the redoubling of our commitment to reducing the impacts of humans on the environment.
Is children’s mental health being sufficiently supported by the government? Charlotte Foster, IF student volunteer, investigates as part of Children’s Mental Health Week.
New research suggests younger workers were impacted more by workplace stress during COVID-19. Liz Emerson, IF-Co-founder, looks at the latest research.
Devika Dadrah, RHUL student intern, explains the pressures facing today’s students during the cost-of-living crisis.
On 7 June IF is hosting a webinar (sign-up here) on the cost-of-living crisis facing young people. In this article, John Hobby, IF researcher, explains the economic backdrop to the mounting financial pressures facing younger generations. Consumer price inflation hit 9% in April, a four decade high that will squeeze the spending power of the… Read more »
Loneliness is the theme of this year’s #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek. Liz Emerson, IF Co-founder, lays out IF’s research into young people’s loneliness and explains why greater investment in earlier mental health interventions is needed. A decade in the making For more than a decade the Intergenerational Foundation (IF) has researched the plight of young people. In 9… Read more »
Almost two years have passed since COVID-19 was declared a public health emergency by the WHO. IF’s digital campaigns officer Liam Hill analyses how the pandemic, the lockdowns and other restrictions have affected young people in the UK, and asks what can be done to address the issues they face. Two years of turmoil It… Read more »
2021, it seems, will end the same way as it started, with COVID-19 putting the nation on hold, but it is the young who have suffered the most as intergenerational unfairness deepens, writes Liz Emerson, IF Co-founder, in this end-of-year review. COVID-19 From Delta to Omicron, COVID-19 has delivered a rollercoaster of a year as… Read more »
Last week, the majority of COVID-19 restrictions in England were removed, marking the biggest return to “normality” that we have seen since the beginning of the pandemic. However, this does not mean the end of restrictions for everybody, as IF Researcher, Lizzie Simpson, discusses how the new settlement affects younger people differently, and how this… Read more »