Mental health and physical health go hand in hand.
Let’s start by looking at a few statistics, according to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMSHA), 1 in 5 Americans has a diagnosable mental health condition. 50% of these conditions show up by age 14; 75% by age 24, so it should come as no surprise that 1 in 5 youth ages 13-18 lives with significant mental health challenges, depression and anxiety topping this list. The statistic, however, that should be of greatest concern to us is that less than 20% get the help they need.
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