“Changing into new ways of living as an adult, and forming one’s identity, self-esteem and learning how to connect to others has become a complicated task”, says Franz Resch, professor at the Heidelberg University.
One in six adolescents fails to deal with this ‘task’ – they are at high risk of developing mental health problems. Franz Resch explains how this new morbidity appears to be epidemic, and how he shaped his outpatient facility for adolescent risk-taking and self-harm: the accessible AtR!sk clinic with tailored care and no waiting list.

Read the Franz Resch interview.