Tag: teens

Mental Health and Youth

The following infographs may be from different sites, but as you will see the first infograph talks about mental health and children in general, then the second one mentions the various mental health/behavioral disorders they are more like to have under the umbrella of mental health and the last is on how it affects them in their day to day life.

Source: NAMI


Source: Kaiser Family Foundation


Source: Canopy Children’s Solutions


Physical Effects of Stress in Kids/Teens

I can identify with  the happenings of headaches, neck aches, lightheaded, depression AND anxiety, fatigue, back pain, nausea and vomiting, and weak immune system. I had these symptoms both as a kid and as a teenager. Perhaps you could too.

Source: Web MD

Seventy Percent of Teens Think Depression and Anxiety are Major Issues Among Their Peers: It’s Time to Support Them in Creating Solutions | Mental Health America

If we don’t include young people in developing solutions that meet their needs, we can’t act surprised when their needs aren’t met.
— Read on www.mentalhealthamerica.net/blog/seventy-percent-teens-think-depression-and-anxiety-are-major-issues-among-their-peers-it’s-time

3 Things I Wish I Knew About Mental Health in High School (And 1 Thing I Wish Adults Knew) | Mental Health America

By Nadia Ghaffari, Founder of TeenzTalk.org We all remember the challenges and difficulties of high school––even before the internet and social media! Raising a child today is hard; it doesn’t come with a manual, and often, we feel like we are winging it.
— Read on www.mentalhealthamerica.net/blog/3-things-i-wish-i-knew-about-mental-health-high-school-and-1-thing-i-wish-adults-knew