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Adolescents in Jordan: psychosocial well-being

Photo: Natalie Bertrams/GAGE 2019

Authors

Elizabeth Presler-Marshall
Nicola Jones
Sarah Baird
with Agnieszka Malachowska

Publication type:
Policy briefs and policy notes
Date: July 2019
Psychosocial well-being, including emotional resilience and support from adults and peers, is central to adolescents’ healthy transitions to adulthood. GAGE findings highlight the vulnerability of young people in Jordan and suggest there is considerable scope for government and humanitarian programming to do more to foster the good mental health that underpins young people’s confidence and self-reliance and the social connections that foster appreciation for diversity and a sense of belonging.

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