Youth mental health is worsening. From 2012 to 2017, the prevalence of past-year Major Depressive Episode (MDE) increased from 8.66 percent to 13.01 percent of youth ages 12-17. Now over two million youth have MDE with severe impairment.
Mental Health Research
Healthy Kids Colorado Survey (2017)
Prepared by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) in partnership with Colorado Department of Education (CDE), Colorado Department of Human Services (CDHS), Colorado Department of Public Safety (CDPS) and the Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.
Systematic review of resilience-enhancing, universal, primary school-based mental health promotion programs (2018)
author: Fenwick-Smith A, Dahlberg EE, and Thompson SC
Pilot evaluation of a tablet-based application to improve quality of care in child mental health treatment (2019)