Evidence & Practice
Engagement and effective information provision to promote recovery from depression
Mental illness is the number one health issue facing 14-25 year olds in England, which contributes to almost half the burden of disease in this age group (Kessler et al 2005, Kim-Cohen et al 2003). A total of 75% of all mental health disorders are established by the age of 18 which is a critical point of emotional, educational and social development. All nurses working with children and young people (CYP) across all health and social care settings should be familiar with national guidelines and the services available to treat CYP with mental health conditions such as depression.
Nursing Children and Young People. doi: 10.7748/ncyp.2017.e733Correspondence
This article has been subject to open peer review and has been checked for plagiarism using automated software
Received: 12 November 2015
Accepted: 14 September 2016
Published online: 02 March 2017