In a recent article in The Jerusalem Post, Eytan Halon wrote:
“The statistics prove that mental health is an issue that affects all of us – it’s not a niche issue that matters to only a few, but rather to the wider public.”
Nearly three-quarters (73%) of Israeli children age 13-18 report having experienced a mental health problem or crisis, according to a survey carried out by Enosh – The Israeli Mental Health Association.
The research, which surveyed 500 teenagers and 500 parents of teenagers, found that 78% of teenage girls reported previous mental health issues, compared with 66% of teenage boys. Almost one-third of respondents (32%) said they had experienced mental health problems on at least three separate occasions.
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