Infographic: Cost of Mental Illness in Children

Friday, January 3rd, 2014
This post was written by Jackie Lyons

Individuals under age 24 with mental disorders cost the healthcare system $247 billion every year. Approximately one in five children has a mental disorder, and one in two will never receive help, according to a new infographic from Top Master in Education.

This infographic also identifies mental disorders common in children, at-risk populations, disorder identification rates based on gender, mental disorder myths vs. facts, and more.

Cost of Mental Illness in Children

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You may also be interested in this related resource: Illness Management and Recovery (IMR): Personalized Skills and Strategies for those with Mental Illness.

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