Coping with the loss of someone or something very special to you is a big challenge and this is why children and young people feel these losses as deeply as adults do. Feelings of loss are incredibly personal and are often associated with grief.
This article will focus on young people's experience of loneliness during the global pandemic. It will feature research from the Mental Health Foundation and some recommendations on how to support young people in education settings.
In this article we will explore how the global pandemic may have impacted LGBTQ+ young people in your education setting, whilst having a look across the United Kingdom for some insight in regard to how young people have coped during this time. We will provide you with a wider resource from professionals, at the bottom of the article, for information to support you and colleagues moving forward.