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According to a study carried out by Eurostat in 2019, in the majority of EU Member States over one in three students in general upper secondary education were learning two or more foreign languages.
A 2018 World Health Organisation factsheet found that in 2015 there were 17 million persons aged 10-19 living with mental health disorders in the European Region. Therefore, a significant overlap exists between those who are struggling with mental health disorders and trying to learn a second or third language.
Visit a link below to read an article that seeks to spark a conversation on how, this European Year of Youth, we can support the significant number of language learners in the EU who are facing mental health struggles.