The number of people seeking help for mental health problems seems to be constantly on the rise.
The region's newest mental health unit - the Clock View Hospital in Liverpool - has only been open a matter of months but it's already full all the time.
In Merseyside alone over the last four years, the number of people contacting the Merseycare NHS Trust has reached half a million - a rise of 15%.
The new hospital cost £25 million and already, staff are saying its 80 rooms are constantly occupied.
Only those with serious illness are admitted to Clock View with a number of patients sectioned under the Mental Health Act.
Our reporter Sarah Rogers was given exclusive access to the wards.
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