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Skyler’s Story of Getting Help for Depression and Anxiety, Age: 25
I have struggled with depression and anxiety, it became to much when i had no outlets and was giv...
TurningPointCT’s Project Coordinator, Ella Shares Her Struggle with Depression and Anxiety, Age: 21
Hi friends, my name is Ella and I am the new Project Coordinator at TurningPointCT. I am a young ...
Joanna’s Story About Dealing with Bipolar Disorder and Gender Dysphoria, Age: 26
I have struggled with bipolar disorder and Gender Dysphoria...
Cindy’s Story About Dealing with Stress, Age: 16
I have been dealing with anxiety and over achieving...
Accepting ME !, Age: 16
I struggled with depression and acceptance issues....
Nahjeera’s Journey with Depression, Anxiety and Self-Harm, Age: 17
I struggled with depression, anxiety, and self harm growing up. I can honestly say that I am so m...
A Furret: Living With Social Anxiety
I struggled with social anxiety, depression, and self harm (for a short time). Most of my struggl...
Luna’s story of getting help with Self Harm, Age: 16
"I struggled with child hood abuse, social anxiety, depression, and self harm... I’m so much be...
Marco’s Story of Mental Illness, Therapy, Support, and Acceptance, Age: 21
"I became aware of my possible depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder in high school...Once I all...
Monique’s Poetic Battle With Anxiety
"remain positive, strong and persevere" was a mantra I created going into my senior year and repe...
Tricia’s Story of Surviving Trauma, Age: 28
Trauma has been a part of my story, for as long as I can remember. ...
Johnathan’s Story of Living w/ Suicidal Ideation, Age: 21
I have struggled with suicidal ideation. At 14 I made my first attempt on my life. ...
Listen to what other young people have to say about how they’ve dealt with their issues—we’ve been where you are now. We also have some “how to” videos to show you what it’s like to start therapy or go to a group. Or just check out our open-mic poetry session (and upload your own!).More Videos
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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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