The number of children suffering from depression is on the rise and more needs to be done to care for them, according to health experts.

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I read with alarm that there is a worrying rise in number of children suffering with depression as the NHS says nearly 80,000 in the UK are suffering from the mental illness

  • NHS says children as young as five showing signs of depression
  • Called for better care for children with mental illness and quicker diagnosis
  • Experts say cyber bullying and family breakdown is to blame for rise

Cyber bullying, pressure from social media websites and the breakdown of the family unit are behind the thousands of young children with mental health problems, according to experts.

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