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Radio 1 understands its audience. It knows that, despite Ofcom’s worrying about too many old people tuning in (ban their ancient ears!), the people who really listen to it – as in take it seriously – are young. Teenagers. Twentysomethings. And although plenty of young people in the UK are having the time of their lives, many are not. Many of them are suffering with mental health issues. Some recent stats. Seventy-five per cent of mental illnesses start before a child is 18; 10% of school children have a diagnosable mental illness; 75% of young people with a mental health problem are not receiving treatment.

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Mental health is a level of psychological well-being, or an absence of a mental disorder; it is the "psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment".