Statistics about Teen Mental Health
Despite what many people think, mental health disorders are common among adolescents. In fact, one out of five adolescents has a diagnosable mental health disorder; this includes depression disorders, anxiety disorders and severe behavior problems. Unfortunately, less than 50 percent of teenagers receive help for their condition.
Learn more about teen mental health statistics in this infographic:
With mental health conditions being common among teenagers, it is important for parents and caretakers to be aware of the signs and symptoms. Be on the lookout for the following symptoms of mental health disorders:
- Behavioral changes
- Changes in appearance
- School or work performance
- Health issues
Detecting a mental illness can be tricky since teenagers go through a number of behavioral, social and physical changes during adolescence. The good news is, if your teen has a mental health condition, there are a number of effective treatments.
Teen Mental Health Treatment
At Teen Treatment Center, your teen can receive comprehensive treatment for their disorder. Individual and group therapy, family therapy, life skills training and recreational therapy are some of the services included in the treatment program. Your teenager’s treatment plan will be tailored to their specific needs.
If your son or daughter is struggling with a mental health condition and is turning to substance abuse in order to cope, it’s time to reach out for professional help. Call Teen Treatment Center today: (844) 319-5239. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
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