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Teenager told she's 'too young to have depression' fighting for life after overdose

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According to the World Health Organization, more than 300 million people of all ages suffer from depression around the world, with depression being the leading cause of disability worldwide. Despite these massive figures, the disease is often not taken seriously. 

And in the case of Cariad Jarrett, that's led to a potentially devastating set of circumstances. Cariad from Cwmcarn in Wales was rushed to the Royal Gwent Hospital on November 1 following an overdose and has remained in a coma on the intensive care unit for around one week.