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Depression, anxiety, suicide increase in teens and young adults, study finds

More American teens and young adults appear to be struggling with mental health issues, and experts believe a number of cultural trends may help explain why. A new study found the percentage of teens and young adults with depression, anxiety and other mental health issues has increased sharply over the past decade. The same pattern was not seen in older adults.

Most U.S. Teens See Anxiety and Depression as a Major Problem Among Their Peers

Anxiety and depression are on the rise among America’s youth and, whether they personally suffer from these conditions or not, seven-in-ten teens today see them as major problems among their peers. Concern about mental health cuts across gender, racial and socio-economic lines, with roughly equal shares of teens across demographic groups saying it is a significant issue in their community.

Survey: Riverside County veterans experiencing high emotional distress; not getting needed care

“We now have a comprehensive measurement of the overall well-being of the Riverside County veteran population, an assessment that had never been done before and was long-needed,” said Supervisor V. Manuel Perez, who, with Supervisor Chuck Washington, requested the survey. 

Veterans Survey Results and Summit on January 31, 2019

The City of Rancho Mirage has graciously agreed to host  our Veterans Survey Results and Summit on Thursday, January 31, 2019 from 0900 hrs. -1200hrs ( 9 AM to noon) in its Council Chambers.  Dr. Andy Johnson and Professor Jay E. Orr, Esq., of CTRI  &  Claremont Graduate School will be presenting the findings of the study.  Riverside County Veterans had a record response to the survey!

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