BC Centre for Disease Control

A teen sits alone on a staircase, looking down at a cellphone.
BC Centre for Disease Control / September 2023 BY: Jacqueline Maloney, PhD, David Long, MD, Jenna Whitehead, PhD, Judy Wu, MPH, Julia Kaufmann, BSc, Jillian Herring, MPH, Rachel Correia, MPH, Hasina Samji, PhD, MSc

At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, health professionals hypothesized that a shadow pandemic of mental illness was imminent.[1] Mental health issues among adolescents have been increasing steadily... Read More