The number of people in the north and north-east using anti-depressants has soared in the last five years.

New figures have revealed there has been an explosion of people using the drugs to cope with mental health issues.

In Grampian, 73,521 prescriptions were handed out during 2014/15, compared with 59,483 in 2010/11.

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