Mental Health Facts
It is estimated that 1 in 5 young people, between the ages 13 and 18, has or will develop a mental health need in their lifetime. Mental illness is a medical condition that may disrupt an individual’s thinking, feeling, mood, and ability to relate to others and perform basic daily living tasks. In this section, parents can find different facts and information about mental health disorders and their symptoms.
Click on any of the expandable sections below to access information about specific mental health topics.