Report: More than 50% of young people will have mental health disorder

Report: More than 50% of young people will have mental health disorder
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More than half of those under 25 will meet the criteria for a mental health disorder at some point.

According to an Irish study, "The Challenging Times", there are high rates of mental ill-health during adolescence and into young adulthood.

The study involved clinical interviews with young Irish people from a representative sample of schools in North Dublin.

Experts say the research highlights the problems that still exist, and the gaps in services for young people.


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