World Mental Health Awareness Day

The System of Care Office of The White Mountains Regional School District World Mental Health Awareness Day
Posted on 10/11/2018
The SoC World Mental Health Awareness Day Display Table at WMRHSPress_Release_SOC_WMRSD_World_Mental_Health_Awareness_Day.pdf

Whitefield, NH: The WMRSD System of Care Office in partnership with NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) New Hampshire and The White Mountains Regional High School Student Assistance Program, recognized World Mental Health Awareness Day on October 10th. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 1 in 5 children have, or will have a serious mental illness. Approximately 20% of youth ages 13-18 live with a mental health condition. Within that 20%, 11% suffer from a mood disorder, 10% have a behavior or conduct disorder and 8% have an anxiety disorder. 50% of all lifetime cases of mental illness begin by age 14 and 75% by age 24%.