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'1 in 5' children suffer from symptoms of depression

There is growing evidence that large numbers of young people are suffering from mental health problems, according to new survey.

A YouGov survey found that 1 child in 5 has symptoms of depression and almost a third of the 16-25-year-old's surveyed had thought about or attempted suicide.

It comes as a new charity Mindfull launches an online counselling support service for young people

Newsnight spoke to three young about what it is like to suffer with mental health problems.

  • 05 Jul 2013
  • From the section Health
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