Mental Illness Infographic 8

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  • 1 in 10 preschool children (aged 3 to 5) show mental health problems.
  • Between 21% and 23% of children live in a household where at least one parent is experiencing a mental illness.
  • About 1 in 4 school children are bullied every few weeks or more.
  • Children living in disadvantaged families are more than 3 times more likely than those in well-off families to suffer from mental health disorders.
  • It is estimated that 45% of children who have mild or moderate conduct problems go on to commit half of all crime.
  • Things that contribute to mental health problems include peer bullying, the impact of stigma, family relationship stress, abuse, trauma, and unsafe environments.
    Source: © 2014 Mental Health Commission of New South Wales

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