Depression in Children and Young People

Research shows that approximately one in ten children in the UK are known to suffer from severe psychological disorders such as depression, obsessive thoughts, anxiety and self-harm. It is suggested that teachers and schools can play a key role in supporting these children as around 40% of them don’t receive and kind of specialist help.

Further Information
The site below suggests that there are links between lack of deep sleep and depression. It is not specific to children but might be of interest.