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I am someone who has struggled with mental health issues since I was a teen. From the outside, many would not see my pain nor be able to relate to the sometimes-daily struggle I was facing. It would have appeared as though I had grasped the world with both hands. This is part of the deception of depression and also mental illness: what may appear at face value is a stark difference from the agony that lies within.
If you're a parent wondering if your child needs help, or if you're an adolescent or young person wondering if there's something not quite right, don't hesitate in getting help. Just do it. The only harm that can be done is not doing so.
An e-mental health system can deliver seamless support across online and offline services which empowers the individual, focuses on wellbeing and can provide world-class treatment that is user-friendly, accessible and cost-effective.