(CNN) One in eight children and young people between the ages of five and 19 in England has a mental disorder, according to a new report.
One in six (16.9%) 17- to 19-year-olds was found to have a mental disorder and the group most at risk of mental illness was young women, with nearly one in four of 17- to 19-year-old girls struggling with mental health problems.
The report also found that young women were three times as likely (22.4%) to have emotional disorders as boys of the same age group (7.9%).
Young people who identified as LGBT were nearly three times more likely to have a mental disorder (34.9%) than those who identified as heterosexual (13.2%), according to the report.
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