Millennials are maligned as the 'snowflake generation' of cereal cafes and deconstructed coffees. But we live in an age of job insecurity, extortionate rents and enormous debt, all of which wreak havoc on our mental health.
Not only are we never able to switch off, we're also constantly bombarded with pressure to be a 'better version' of ourselves.
Someone might be “functioning” on the outside – the life and soul at the pub on a Friday – but it is a defence mechanism to mask their internal suffering.
A person’s quality of life is certainly suffering, but you want to know the good news? High-functioning means highly treatable.