What are the most common mental health problems young people face…

Mental health disorders that are most frequent in the teenage years include those associated with: anxiety and depression, eating disorders, serious antisocial behaviour, attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and self-harm.  Teenage years are also the age when rarer psychotic disorders can emerge: half of all lifetime cases of psychiatric disorders start by age 14…Read moreRead more

Self-harm is one of the top causes for hospital admission

Self harm is one of the top five causes for hospital admission:  that is at least 150,000 casualty attendees a year according to a report from the Royal College of Psychiatrists.  Between 1/4 and 1/3 of young women report self-harming between the ages 15-24. See this article in the Telegraph (more…)