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Facts about Mental Illness…

The National Institute of Mental Health reports that 1 in 5 children ages 13-18 have, or will have a serious mental health illness.

  • 20% of youth ages 13-18 live with a mental health condition
  • 11% of youth have a mood disorder
  • 10% of youth have a behavior or conduct disorder
  • 8 % of youth have an anxiety disorder
  • 37% of students with a mental health condition age 14 and older drop out of school –  the highest dropout rate or any disability group
  • 70% of youth in state and local juvenile justice systems have a mental illness
  • Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death in youth ages 10-24

What can parents do to help their children;

  • Talk with your pediatrician
  • Get a referral to a mental health specialist
  • Work with the school
  • Connect with other families

Please contact us at (407) 803 4717, if you are in the Greater Orlando Area and need some guidance.  We are here to serve You!

 

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