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Posts Tagged ‘teen mental health’

By On March 5th, 2019

70% of teens say mental health is ‘a major struggle’ for their peers

One of the most difficult parts of living with any mental illness – whether it is depression, substance abuse, schizophrenia, or an eating disorder – is how isolating they can be. Between the fears of being shunned and the feeling that others won’t understand, it can be incredibly difficult to open up about your experiences…

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By On June 5th, 2018

CDC report finds sudden jump in teen deaths

A nation-wide increase in accidental deaths, homicides, and suicides among the youth of America has experts on alert and calling for increased efforts to treat mental health issues in the young. After a 14-year period of decline in the death rate for 10- to 19-year-olds in the US between 1999 and 2013, a new report…

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By On January 16th, 2012

Preventing Teen Suicide

Suicide among young people is becoming a growing epidemic across the United States. In 2011, the suicide rates rose 38% from the previous year targeting teens beginning at age 15. Suicide begins with a self-destructive thought process and, if caught early, can prevent the number of adolescent suicides from rapidly growing in the years to…

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