Historically, society’s focus has been on the physical health of children — teen pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases and sports injuries, for example.

More recently, perhaps in part due to the alarming rise in suicides (it is is the second leading cause of death among those ages 10 to 34, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), and the occurrence of school shootings, mental health is getting more of the attention it deserves.

An estimated 17.1 million American children have or have had a mental, behavioral or emotional disorder, according to Child Mind Institute. A majority of these children don’t get the necessary treatment due to a lack of parental awareness or resources, and to the dwindling but still-present stigma surrounding mental illness.

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