How Mental Health issues affect teenagers
1/5 (20% of the population) is affected by mental health
Early identification is helpful so teens will be successful and not struggle with work, school , and socializing.
90% of suicide is caused by mental health issues.
Talking about your thoughts helps and makes a big affect so you can get help.
1/5 teens suffer from depression
Depression can be identified by poor performance, staying away from people, sadness, no motivation, anger, unsatisfied, low self-esteem, can't concentrate, sleeping and eating problems, and suicidal thoughts.
1/2 of conditions by the age of 14 and 3/4 by the age of 24.
Mental health issues are caused by unknown things scientist have yet to figure out.
5.7% 12 year old's have depression. 15.1% of 17 year old's have depression.
14 and 15 year old's spend 4.7 hours on weekdays and 6.3 on weekends alone. 10 and 11 year old's spend 3.5 hours on weekdays and 4.5 hours on weekends alone.
43% of young people don't know how to cope with stress.
Starting at the age of 8 kids have suicidal thoughts
8/10 higher educated kids have mental health issues.
Anxiety levels have increased over the years from 21% to 26%