Community Awareness

Did you know?

Significant concern exists about the social interaction and behaviors of preschoolers. In New York State, nearly 70,000 young children will be expelled from preschool for behavioral reasons each year.

Emotional disturbances are very real and affect a staggering number of children. More children suffer from psychiatric illness than from autism, leukemia, diabetes, and AIDS combined. (1 out of 10 children has a serious emotional disturbance.)

These are not problems that children "just grow out of;" suicide and mental health problems among older adolescents and college students have become front-page news.

Suicide is the third leading cause of death among older adolescents and young adults.

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