The heir to the British throne says young people have had their lives disrupted by Covid-19, which could be “devastating” for their wellbeing.
Prince Charles praises young’s Covid resilience, warns of pandemic impact
The heir to the British throne has praised the “resilience” of young people during the coronavirus pandemic in a message about mental health.
Prince Charles said disruptions caused by the pandemic “have the potential to be devastating in their impact on young people’s wellbeing”.
He was delivering a message to mark International Youth Day on Friday, an occasion he said was “immensely close to my heart”.
“Today gives us all an opportunity to celebrate the incredible achievements of young people and, additionally, allows us to reflect on the impact that recent years have had on the younger generation,” the Prince of Wales said.