Youth Blues

One in four young Australians aged 16-24 have a mental disorder according to a report released July 19, 2010 by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Almost 1/3 of young woman had a mental disorder compared to 1/4 of men. Those with mental disorders were more than 5 times more likely to use illicit drugs and twice as likely to smoke. For report: http://www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/mediareleasesbyReleaseDate/25C95D1E36F1B968CA257762001AC54B?OpenDocument

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POSTED 26 Jul 2010
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