A recent study, conducted by Action for Children charity, has found that one in three young people suffer from depression, anxiety and the inability to focus on work.
The survey of just under 6,000 people aged between 13 and 18 have reported that they have suffered with negative thoughts that have affected their ability to sleep.
Julia Bentley, Action for Children’s chief executive, has said: “It’s troubling that so many of our young people are dealing with issues of depression and anxiety, and all too often alone.”
British Prime Minister, Theresa May, has announced new plans which will help those to identify and treat children as well as young adults with depression.
A Twitter user has stated their opinion on the situation saying: