Ten per cent of young people in the East Midlands can't cope with day to day life according to new research.
The recession and lack of opportunity is driving them to despair according to The Prince's Youth Trust.
Our reporter Deborah Hadfield met one woman from Derbyshire who tried to commit suicide, before getting help to turn her life around.
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A Nottingham man who admitted raping and sexually assaulting a young girl has been jailed for 17 years.
Low levels for the Bank Holiday weekend
Dry overnight with some cloud breaks, Chilly inland.