MEET: Kimberly Mohns Roberts

1 in 5 children ages 13-18 have, or will have a serious mental illness.*

3rd leading cause of death in youth ages 10 - 24.1 is suicide.*

123 suicides per day, on average.***

75% of girls with low self-esteem reported engaging in negative activities like cutting, bullying, smoking, drinking, or disordered eating. **

 

*National Institute of Mental Health. www.nimh.nih.gov

**http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/new-national-report-reveals-the-high-price-of-low-self-esteem-65355592.html

***AFSP, https://afsp.org/about-suicide/suicide-statistics/