Diversity In The Troubled Teen Industry Statistics

Statistics in the troubled teen industry show significant disparities in terms of demographics, with a higher representation of white, affluent youth compared to minority and low-income populations.

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"Only 7-8% of teens struggling with mental health issues in the United States receive the necessary intervention."

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"Approximately 49.5% of teenagers in the United States have faced a mental disorder."

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"Native American young people ages 15-24 have significantly higher suicide rates."

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"The racial/ethnic composition of young American population aged 0-19 in 2019 includes around 52% Non-Hispanic white, 25% Hispanic and 14% Black."

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"From 2000 to 2018, the share of white women aged 19 and younger giving birth declined from 53% to 40%."

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"Adolescents of color are less likely to have access to mental health services."

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"LGBTQI+ youth are 3 times more likely than straight youth to contemplate suicide."

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"Suicide rates for Hispanic and Black populations are half that of whites."

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"There has been a 28% increase in psychiatric ER visits for children aged 6-12 years."

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"The total annual cost of depression among adolescents in the U.S. is estimated to be $9.4 billion."

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"Nearly 1 in 7 US kids and teens have a mental health condition."

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"ADHD was the most prevalent diagnosis among children aged 3-17 years in the U.S., affecting 9.4% of children."

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"Approximately 1 out of 6 U.S. youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year."

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"Black American teens are less likely than their white counterparts to receive treatment for major depressive episodes."

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"There has been a 60% increase in depression among teens since 2009."

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"One in six U.S. youth aged 6-17 experience a mental health disorder each year."

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"Foster care youth with mental health conditions are less likely than their peers to graduate high school."

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"Approximately 20% of US adolescents have a diagnosable mental disorder."

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