EARLY INTERVENTION IS CRITICAL
Due to serious issues with delayed treatment, lack of coordination and other factors, these young people are vulnerable to prolonged mental health issues and their consequences; including:
Social disengagement and deprivation
Development of further mental health problems including substance misuse
4 OUT OF 5
Over 75% of mental disorders begin before the age of 25.
1 OUT OF 5
Over 20% of youth currently have or at some point during their life will have a serious mental disorder.
1 OUT OF 10
Only 12% of children in need of mental health services actually receive them.