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Is there a crisis in student mental health?

The hidden side to student life? Statistics show that one student takes their life every four days. Credit: ITV News

Academics and health professionals in Greater Manchester have teamed up to create the country's first dedicated help centre for students with severe mental health problems.

The latest figures from the Office of National Statistics show one student took their own life every four days.

Greater Manchester has Europe's largest student population and university leaders in the region are so worried about the problem they've taken action.

In the last of her special investigations into the crisis in mental health care for young people - our reporter Anna Youssef spoke to those who say it's desperately needed.

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Dr Louise Theodosiou is a Consultant Psychiatrist at Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.

Karina Nyananyo works at the Manchester-based charity 42nd Street, who support young people aged 11-25 with their emotional and behavioural wellbeing.

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