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Mental illness in young people due to unemployment

More than one in five young people in Wales has experienced symptoms of mental illness as a direct result of unemployment, The Prince's Trust has warned.

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Prince's Trust: 'We need to reach out to young people'

More than one in five young people in Wales have experienced symptoms of mental illness as a direct result of unemployment, The Prince's Trust has warned.

Paul Brown, from The Prince's Trust, told ITV News: "Twenty one per cent of young people in Wales who've been unemployed say they've experienced at least one symptom of mental health or emotional well being.

"We need to reach out to these young people...and say there are things they can do to turn their lives around."

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