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FAL 2018

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1 IN 5 TEENAGERS AGED 13 TO 18 HAS, OR WILL HAVE, A SERIOUS MENTAL ILLNESS. – N A T I O N A L A L L I A N C E O N M E N T A L I L L N E S S PERCENTAGE OF TEENS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS WHO DO NOT SEEK TREATMENT. – D U K E U N I V E R S I T Y STATE OF MIND The tremendous pressure facing today's youth is reflected in the current statistics concerning teen mental health. Here, a look at the numbers surrounding modern adolescents' strained brains: 26 { fall 2018 } h o u s e c a l l s Suicide is now the 3rd leading cause of death among 15- to 24-year-olds. – C E N T E R S F O R D I S E A S E C O N T R O L THE ANNUAL PERCENTAGE OF HOSPITAL VISITS FOR SUICIDAL THOUGHTS AND ATTEMPTS AMONG TEENS DOUBLED BETWEEN 2008 AND 2015. – A M E R I C A N A C A D E M Y O F P E D I A T R I C S 2x 1 / 4 of teens report being "very worried" about the possibility of a shooting at his or her school. –PEW RESEARCH CENTER OF TEENS CLAIM SOCIAL MEDIA HAS A MOSTLY N E G AT I V E IMPACT, YET 45% R E P O R T BEING ONLINE ALMOST CONSTANTLY. – P E W R E S E A R C H C E N T E R 2 4 % 12.8% of American adolescents experience at least one major episode of depression. – N A T I O N A L I N S T I T U T E O F M E N T A L H E A L T H

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