Late-night online mental health support needed

Mental health experts are alarmed by the extent of the unhappiness but they are optimistic about finding an appropriate internet-based method of helping the tech-savvy generation.

The research, which explores the impact of technology on mental health and wellbeing, found distressed 16- to 25-year-old men were likely to find health information on the internet because many listen to music and play games online.

The results suggested the current mental health system was failing young men,