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1 in 5 CT Residents will
experience a mental health
problem in any given year.
With treatment 70 - 90% of people
have a significantly improved
quality of life.
14.6% of CT high schoolers
had serious thoughts of
suicide in the past year.
10.3% of CT 12-17 year olds
reported using drugs recently.
1 out of 4 CT college-aged students
experienced major psychological
distress in the past year.
46.5% of US college students felt
hopeless for two weeks or more.
26.5% of CT residents age 12 and
up report binge drinking-having 5
or more drinks at a time.
1 in 4 CT highschoolers felt sad
or hopeless for two weeks or
more in the past year.
8.9% of CT highschoolers report not
eating for 24 hours of more because
of body image issues.
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