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Did you know that one out of five 18 to 25 year-olds are affected by mental health issues? Fortunately, there are many ways to get help and we're here to point you in the right direction.

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  • Stat

    1 in 5 CT Residents will
    experience a mental health
    problem in any given year.

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    With treatment 70 - 90% of people
    have a significantly improved
    quality of life.

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    14.6% of CT high schoolers
    had serious thoughts of
    suicide in the past year.

  • Stat

    10.3% of CT 12-17 year olds
    reported using drugs recently.

  • Stat

    1 out of 4 CT college-aged students
    experienced major psychological
    distress in the past year.

  • Stat

    46.5% of US college students felt
    hopeless for two weeks or more.

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    26.5% of CT residents age 12 and
    up report binge drinking-having 5
    or more drinks at a time.

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    1 in 4 CT highschoolers felt sad
    or hopeless for two weeks or
    more in the past year.

  • Stat

    8.9% of CT highschoolers report not
    eating for 24 hours of more because
    of body image issues.