New Statistics on Adolescents Suffering From Depression Episodes

A new report which coincides with Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day reveals that 8.2 percent (2 million) youths aged 12 to 17 experienced at least one major depressive episode (MDE) in the past year. Only about two-fifths (38.9 percent) of these adolescents received treatment during this period according to the report by the Substance Abuse and mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Date Added: 05/14/09

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