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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Amanda Houston has the latest weather forecast for the East and West Midlands.
It will be a cloudy evening with patchy rain at first, with most places becoming dry overnight. Turning wetter tomorrow.
Apart from the odd spot of rain at first most of the night will be dry but outbreaks of showery rain will spread in tomorrow afternoon.