Over two-thirds of young people said their mental health got worse during lockdown and the rates of probable mental disorders have been going up since 2017. Some have called the surge in cases a “second pandemic”.
In this episode, host Ashna Hurynag talks to people and politics correspondent Nick Martin, and cameraman and editor Andy Brown, about the three weeks they spent visiting a psychiatric unit, sitting in on therapy sessions alongside the mental health staff at Pennine Care Trust.
Waring: This podcast contains references to self-harm, suicide, eating disorders and nasogastric tube feeding.
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