“The actual problem is huge. It’s the major health problem of young people. It’s the biggest killer of young people up to the age of even 40. And it’s…getting worse…I don’t think politicians or even the public have realised the scale of the effort that’s going to be necessary to turn this around,” says Professor Pat McGorry in the second of the two-part mental health special kicking off season 2 of the Seriously Social podcast.

The story and this episode of the podcast made news.com.au today.

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LISTEN:  Tune in to the second of our two-part mental health special on the Seriously Social podcast: Mental wealth (Part 2): How we fix the national crisis.