The need

New approaches that address the underlying causes of depression and other mental health conditions are vitally needed.

of people with a mental health problem develop it before age 24.

is the proportion of cases of teenage depression where current treatments are effective.

people experience a mental health problem in any given year.

mental health problems are predicted to be the main cause of global ill-health and mortality.

are more likely to feel depressed and self-harm than 10 years ago.

of adolescents experience a relapse of depression, even after initially successful treatment.

people receive appropriate treatment for depression and anxiety in high-income countries.

people receive appropriate treatment for depression and anxiety in low-income countries.

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