Wednesday, January 9, 2013

WHAT'S WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE?


What does the following study say about our youths quality of life and, worse yet, the healthcare we provide them? 
Rather than wasting billions on our bloated military roaming the globe to find another war to profit from maybe we should attend to our own; especially our next generation. 
Harvard researchers report that they found that about 1 in every 8 U.S. teens (12.1 percent) thought about suicide, and nearly 1 in every 20 (4 percent) either made plans to kill themselves or actually attempted suicide.
Most of these teens (80 percent) were being treated for various mental health issues. Yet, 55 percent didn't start their suicidal behavior until after treatment began, and their treatment did not stem the suicidal behavior, the researchers found.


Many U.S. Teens at Risk for Suicide Despite Treatment: Study