STATISTICS

The Details on Mental Health

"Deppression and Anxiety have increased over time"(CDC). These stats are for the U.S.A

8.4%

 According to the CDC, "Ever having been diagnosed with either anxiety or depression” among children aged 6–17 years increased from 5.4% in 2003 to 8% in 2007 and to 8.4% in 2011–2012.

7.1%

"7.1% of children aged 3-17 years (approximately 4.4 million) have diagnosed anxiety."(CDC)

3.2%

"3.2% of children aged 3-17 years (approximately 1.9 million) have diagnosed depression."(CDC)