Number of youth in hospital after suicide attempt tripled over 4-month period under COVID-19 | CBC News | March 18, 2021
Referrals to Eating Disorders Program increased by 90% in 4-month period, McMaster Children’s Hospital says
McMaster Children’s Hospital says it has seen a steady increase of youth in crisis since the COVID-19 pandemic began. . . .
. . . a large number of these youth have reported COVID-related issues such as lack of social interaction, increased conflict at home . . .
. . . youth admitted with substance use disorders has doubled compared to last year . . . the use of potentially deadly opioids has increased. . . .