Watch Andy Dickenson's full report below
Interviewees: Princess Higgwe & Mason Rickard, Thrive podcast & Jacqueline Coupar, Youth Work Manage, The Grand
'It's time to talk' - that is the message of a campaign that begins on Thursday to help people with mental health issues.
Even the most serious cases, some of them suicidal, are waiting up to 18 months for counselling services in the South East.
A group of teenagers in Kent are using the 'power of the podcast' to help tackle the problem.
Have you been affected by any of these issues? You can get help from one of the mental health charities below:
Rethink Mental Illness - a charity working to help everyone affected by severe mental illness recover a better quality of life
Time to Change - a programme aiming to make lives better for everyone by ending mental health discrimination
Bipolar UK - a user led charity working to enable people affected by Bipolar disorder and manic depression to take control of their lives
SANE - a national out-of-hours telephone helpline offering emotional support and information for people affected by mental health problems
Moodjuice - a site is designed to offer information, advice to those experiencing troublesome thoughts, feelings and actions
Mind - a mental health charity providing advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem
No Panic - a voluntary charity which helps people who suffer from Panic Attacks, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and other related anxiety disorders
Childline - a counselling service for children and young people
YoungMinds - an information service for parents or carers who may be concerned about the mental health or emotional well being of a child or young person