May 2013

1 in 5 U.S. Children Have Mental Disorder According to a New CDC Report

According to a new report issued last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in the United States, 1 in 5 children have mental disorders and estimates are increasing.  “Mental Health Surveillance among Children in the United States - 2005-2011,” is the first CDC report to track the number of U.S. children age 3-17 years who have specific mental disorders or indicators of mental health.

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