From the Pist album Ideas are bulletproof
Child Development Psych Statz
Up to 2.5 percent of children and up to 8.3 percent of adolescents in the United States suffer from depression.
Every day, between 1.3 million and 2.8 million runaway and homeless youth live on the streets of America.
One out of every seven children will run away from home before the age of 18.
There are 3 million reports of child abuse or neglect in America each year.
Three children die every day due to abuse or neglect.
13% of violence in society can be linked to earlier child maltreatment.
An estimated 1.1 million children ages 12-17 meet the diagnostic criteria for dependence on illicit drugs.
Suicide is the third leading cause of death in 15 to 24 year olds. The rate has tripled since 1960.
Homicide is the second leading cause of death for persons 15-24 years of age and is the leading cause of death for African-American and Hispanic youths in this age-group.