Oct 23, 2017 | Brian Jubenville | 914 views
Faceoff for Mental Health: Quick Facts
- it is estimated that 654 000 children in Ontario experience a mental health problem - that's 1 in 5!
- Suicide is the second leading cause of death among youth aged 10-19 years, second only to accidental death.
- only 1 in 5 children are receiving treatment for their disorders
- the economical cost attributable to untreated mental health disorders in Ontario is $22 billion.
Source: St. Clair Child and Youth Services