Rates of depression have soared in teenagers. What are we doing wrong?

Rates of depression have soared in teenagers. What are we doing wrong?

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On most counts, young people's lives are improving. Drinking, smoking and drug-taking are down in the UK; teen pregnancies are at their lowest level for nearly half a century. Yet there is growing evidence that teens are in the grip of a mental-health crisis. It is as if, rather than acting out, young people are turning in on themselves.

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2016-06-18 11:12:12

If mental health issues not dealt with in childhood, a mixed up adult usually ends up in prison.

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