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Genius Youth

Empowering Young People

Disrupting and Innovating Mental Health for Young People
1 in 3 adult mental health conditions relate directly to adverse childhood experiences

1 in 3 adult mental health conditions relate directly to adverse childhood experiences

Childhood is the crucial time to intervene for a long-lasting impact

Kessler, R. (2010) ‘Childhood adversities & adult psychopathology in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys’ British Journal of Psychiatry 197(5): 378–385

Average maximum waiting time: for first appoint. with CAMHS is 6mths/nearly 10mths until treatment starts

Average maximum waiting time: for first appoint. with CAMHS is 6mths/nearly 10mths until treatment starts

Services need to be innovative: easily accessible for young people & parents

Frith, E. (2016) CentreForum Commission on Children and Young People’s Mental Health: State of the Nation

2015: suicide was the most common cause of death for both boys (17% of all deaths) & girls (11%) aged between 5 &19

2015: suicide was the most common cause of death for both boys (17% of all deaths) & girls (11%) aged between 5 &19

This is simply not acceptable and the symptom of a crisis

Office for National Statistics

Half of all mental health problems manifest by the age of 14, with 75% by age 24

Half of all mental health problems manifest by the age of 14, with 75% by age 24

We can prevent this if we intervene in the right way

Kessler RC et al. (2005). ‘Lifetime Prevalence and Age-of-Onset Distributions of DSM-IV Disorders in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication’

A Society with Minimal Mental Health Disorders

A Society that can Manage their Mental Health

Childhood Anxiety, Depression & Self-harm Becomes Extinct

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