Facts About Mental Illness in Children:
In America, one out of
every five children of age
under 19 has mental health
More than 50% of lifetime
causes of mental illness starts
before the age of 14.
About 13% of kids between
ages 9 and 17 have anxiety
Common Symptoms of Mental Illness in Children :
Violence in School or Family
Poor Performance in School
Effect of Mental Illness in Children:
Disobedience: The children start disobeying their
parents and elders. They refuse to do any work given to
Suicidal Tendency: Sometimes children may try to
commit suicide and self harm, if it is no treated on time.
Poor Employment: If a children will grow with such
mental illness may not get employment in the
Treatment of Mental Illness in Children
Parent Support: This is very important part for
treatment of mental illness. The parents must support
their children and must made aware of their strength and
made them positive.
Psychotherapy: Psychotherapy by child psychiatrists
will be very effective part of treatment of mental illness
Medication: Apart from these medicines can also be
used if needed in order to balance the chemical
composition of brain.
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