Jake Cameron


  • Depression is the most common health problem in the US
  • 1 out of 8 teens are depressed
  • Each year there are more than 1 million depressed teens
  • During girls teen years, they are twice as likely to become depressed than boys
  • Out of all depressed teens, only 20% get the help they need
(Depression Mind Map)


  • There are roughly 20 million people in the US suffer from depression
  • Depressed people are more likely to suffer from non mental sickness than non depressed people
  • Depression can effect anyone no matter what age or gender
  • Over 8% of adolescents in the US suffer depression at a given time
  • Many different physical health problems can lead to depression


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"Seasonal affective disorder." Mind. Aaccessed February 24, 2014,

"Depression Facts and Statistics." Fairfax Mental Health. Accessed February 24, 2014,

The National Institute for Health Care Management Research and Educational Foundation . "Improving Early IdentificatIon & Treatment of Adolscent Depression: Considerations & Strategies for Health Plans." Accessed February 24, 2014, NIHCM Foundation.

World Health Organization . "Depression." WHO. Accessed February 24, 2014,