According to the CDC, estimates for ever having a diagnosis among children aged 3-17 years, in 2016-19, were given and are shown below, which may shed light on the current mental health crisis of children in the US in 2022.
ADHD 9.8% (approximately 6.0 million)
Anxiety 9.4% (approximately 5.8 million)
Behavior problems 8.9% (approximately 5.5 million)
Depression 4.4% (approximately 2.7 million)
Such staggering statistics have brought the issue of child mental health to light, leaving experts in 2022 searching for practical solutions to protect the mental health of our children.
Last week on JNB Television, ATW Health Solutions Founder Dr. Knitasha Washington sat down with TV Director and Human Rights Journalist Joseph Bonner on practical solutions parents can implement to identify and support children facing a mental health crisis.
Watch Full Interview on JBN TV Online: www.josephbonner.com/television
Listen to the full interview on Joseph Magazine on iHeartRadio https://iheart.com/podcast/78181202