A recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals that adolescents and teenagers are struggling with persistent feelings of sadness and hopelessness in schools and homes across the United States, particularly young girls and LGBTQ+ teens.
The reasons behind the youth considering alternate options include bullying, social media, grief, genetics, and other disorders, according to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Experts emphasized that the most critical aspect is to seek assistance, as there are people who require additional help.
They also say there’s a significant hurdle of overcoming stigmas about one’s mental health.
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