Mental Illness Stats And Types Of Mental Illness

While children’s mental disorders continues to take its toll on American children, it can effectively be treated with proper medication and psychotherapy, if diagnosed early. It has been estimated that 13-20% (1-5) of children that reside within the United States has experienced symptoms of a mental disorder, in a given year (CDC). Some children may be asymptomatic, which makes it difficult for parents to catch onto their condition, but others will exhibit odd behavior that is linked to a mental disorder.

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