Impact Of Covid-19 Isolation On Young People In Ireland Will Be Felt For Some Time To Come

That's accoridng to Childline

Childline handled 70,000 contacts from children during peak Covid-19 restrictions and the service saw an increase of over 100% in users on their website.

Young people turned to Childline to talk about issues affecting their lives including domestic violence, abuse, mental health difficulties and anxieties in relation to Covid-19.
The website experienced an increase of over 100% in the number of users of the site throughout this period, compared with the same time in 2019. 

Speaking to RedFM News Emma McCluskey from Childline says Covid-19 brought signficant changes to their day to day lives and left many young people feeling anxious and fearful: 

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