May 4, 2024 | In the News

American Adults and Teens Aren’t the Only Ones Experiencing Loneliness – Girls Are Too

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In the wake of COVID-19 lockdowns—and as our interactions become more and more digitized—America’s girls feel isolated, including some of the youngest and most vulnerable among them. Not only do nearly 3 in 4 girls between the ages of 11 and 13 experience loneliness, nearly 2 in 3 of their peers ages 5 to 7 feel the same, reveals a custom PR survey from Girls Scouts of the USA and Wakefield Research. As experts debate the cause, including increased screen time, the question of how to address it becomes more urgent. Read more about this burgeoning mental health crisis at Mashable.

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