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Health & FitnessDispatches: Young, British and Depressed: an alarming look at a system in collapse

01:20  30 july  2019
01:20  30 july  2019 Source:   inews.co.uk

Dark chocolate fans are less likely to be depressed, according to a new study

Dark chocolate fans are less likely to be depressed, according to a new study Dark chocolate fans are less likely to be depressed, according to a new study

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Jacquie White, General Secretary of the Ulster Teachers’ Union, was speaking today as a new report reveals the important role played by teachers in young people’s lives – and mental health. “We have always known the major role teachers play in not just the education of our young people but in their

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Dispatches: Young, British and Depressed Channel 4, 8pm ★★★★

A grim and unsurprising portrait of the state of affairs for our young adults came in Dispatches: Young, British and Depressed, which explored the rise of mental health problems among young people, the failures of youth mental health services, and the bind for GPs who are overprescribing antidepressants with dangerous side-effects as a last resort, knowing therapy waiting lists are over six months long.

'While the stigma around talking about mental health problems may be reducing, many doctors believe that “branding” of normal problems as mental illnesses is dangerous'

People who eat dark chocolate are less likely to be depressed

People who eat dark chocolate are less likely to be depressed University College London researchers admitted they could not prove chocolate combats depression and further trials are needed. The findings were published in the journal Depression and Anxiety.

Dr Rina Dutta, senior clinical lecturer at King’s College London (KCL) and consultant psychiatrist, said: “A major strength of this study compared to previous research is that the researchers took into account mental health problems the young people already had a year prior to the measurement of social

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Hearing the stories from sufferers of depression - brief contributions from a diverse group of young people - was upsetting, particularly when sharing their frustration about campaigns telling them to ask for help, when there aren’t the resources to give it.

Twenty two-year-old Peter, who suffered extreme side effects and 'brain zaps' coming off antidepressants (Photo: Channel 4)

But what was most interesting was that while the stigma around talking about mental health problems may, at long last, be reducing, many doctors and psychologists believe that “branding” of normal problems as mental illnesses, to treat it, as commonly heard now, “as any other illness”, is dangerously leading young people to believe they are mentally ill rather than experiencing the ordinarily intense emotions of adolescence, sending a dangerous “cultural message” and “undermining our natural resilience”.

People On Twitter Are Exposing The Ignorance Surrounding Mental Health

People On Twitter Are Exposing The Ignorance Surrounding Mental Health Though the stigma surrounding mental health issues has definitely diminished in recent years, it's a long way from disappearing altogether. At the same time, a recent report has revealed that alarming numbers of young people are experiencing stress, anxiety, other mental problems and general unhappiness. So it's vital that when someone does open up about their mental wellbeing, they don't receive a response that's dismissive or even damaging. Over the weekend, British journalist Hattie Gladwell sought to expose the lingering stigma and ignorance surrounding mental health issues by starting the hashtag #ThingsPeopleHaveSaidAboutMyMentalIllness.

“Our young people’s participation group at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust thought that a smartphone app could be a way of helping at times Children opening social media accounts at 12 or younger face increased mental health Dispatches : Young , British and Depressed : an alarming

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Led by psychologist Sanah Ahsan, this impressively condensed a staggering number of statistics, in-depth research, personal testimony and brutal, pertinent questions into a short programme. What it failed to do, like many doctors, and politicians, was propose any viable solutions.

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