BENEFITING: COMMUNITY HEALTH RESOURCES INC
EVENT DATE: Nov 14, 2015
Every child deserves a chance to be a child with a future to hold. Help give back childhood.
Invisible to most... 1 in 10 children struggle with a mental health issue, which interferes with development and daily functioning. Through awareness, community support and funding early intervention and hope is possible.
- 4 million children and adolescents in the U.S. suffer from a serious mental health disorder.
- 50% of lifetime illness cases begin at age 14, 75% by age 24.
- Suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death in youth ages 15-24.
*statistics from Nami.org