What Is the Long-Term Mental Health Decline in Children

The freedom of kids and teenagers to play, roam, and participate in activities unsupervised by adults has significantly decreased.

The number of kids and teens who experience anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts has increased since the 1960s.

or have attempted suicide has increased significantly. In 2019, 36.7% of high schoolers in the United States reported feeling depressed or hopeless most of the time.

Being unable to act independently and without being observed causes mental suffering. Children and teenagers need to be more independent as they get older.

Pediatricians should be aware of kids' needs for independent play and should discuss them with parents.

You may shape kids like innocent flowers. Early instruction is crucial. Here's how to advise your teens.

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