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Charity MindFull calls for schools to teach mental health classes

5 July 2013 Last updated at 14:21 BST

Lessons on mental health should be conducted in all schools, campaigners have said.

A survey by the charity MindFull suggests that an increasing number of young people are suffering from anxiety and depression, with almost a third of under-16s having thought about or attempted suicide.

The charity is launching a web-based mental health service for young people to tackle the problem.

Sophie Hutchinson reports.

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