City 7 TV – 7 National News – 29 November 2014 – Mental Health Problems
1 in 5 children and adolescents worldwide are afflicted by mental health problems according to the World Health Organization. Locally based Camali Clinic, a newly opened fully integrated multi-disciplinary child and adolescent mental health service says, this could be due to a range of factors including modern day pressures such as social media, peer pressure and migration.
In the UAE and the region, an increasing number of children and young people under 18 years are seeking help.
However, experts say many more are left undiagnosed which could pose a risk to their development