On a side note, I've started taking the natural, side-effect free SAMe. I take this in combination with my exercise regimen and a B-complex, and I've never felt better.
Anyway, the 'Independent Health Mutual' has raised important concerns. In a press statement, they said only "11% of adolescents that have been prescribed anti-depressants are given follow-up treatment by a psychotherapist". Outrageous.
"While the treatment should in the first instance be given by a psychotherapist and only in the case of serious depression should anti-depressants be used". You can read more by clicking the link below. In addition, I've embedded a related, heart-breaking video.