Gen Z Pandemic Research and Resources

Since the onset of the COVID-19 outbreak in the U.S. in early 2020, Springtide has committed to researching and understanding the effects this pandemic has had on young people across the United States. 

The loneliest generation got lonelier, the already tumultuous years of adolescence got more uncertain, and the effects of these global shifts and sanctions mandates can’t be resolved or made up for simply by removing masks or returning to in-person learning alone. Deeper work must be done to help young people emerge—when they can—from this unprecedented season of their lives. 


The New Normal, Updated & Expanded: 10 Ways to Care for Gen Z in a Post-Pandemic World

Featuring fresh research and insights that will empower you to guide young people through processing the pandemic.

44 pages.
$9.95 each
10-pack bundle, $89.95 (Buy 9, get 1 free) 


44 pages
$9.95 each
10-pack bundle, $89.95 (Buy 9, get 1 free) 

Social Distancing Study, March 2020

Sheltering in place and social distancing evoke fear and uncertainty, leading to increased levels of isolation, loneliness, and anxiety. The survey found that the single most important way to mitigate loneliness is for trusted adults to reach out and connect with young people.


The Springtide Series on Mental Health

More research is underway on how to make spaces that are mental-health friendly for Gen Z mental health friendly spaces for Gen Z at school, in religious settings, at work, and at home.

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