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Mental health Identifying youth at risk

The incidence of depression among high school and college students is alarming. Millions of American teens experienced major depression last year, but less than half received treatment.

Untreated depression is the leading cause of suicide.

Recognizing young people in distress, and helping to ensure they receive medical treatment, requires a community-wide effort.

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