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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Some beautiful shots sent in by ITV News Central viewers of the East Midlands during the deep freeze.
We show some of the best of your photos from the recent wintry weather hitting the region.