Justify the need for affordable health care, therapy and counseling in the United States.

Justify the need for affordable health care, therapy and counseling in the United States.

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Kaitlin McMullen started this petition to Representative Jared Polis and

Suicide in the United States is the leading cause of death for youth ages 10 to 24.
There is a stigma around mental illness in public/private schools from the administration and leadership.
6 out of 10 young people who have depression and who are most at risk for suicidal thoughts, difficulty in school, and difficulty in relationships with others who do not get the treatment needed to support them. 63.1% of youth with major depression did not receive any mental health treatment. 11.93% of youth (age 12-17) report suffering from at least one major depressive disorder.

We are Letters To My Generation. We are a growing community of mental health advocates to end the stigma around mental health.

⭑ mental health is a priority.

⭑ mental illnesses are real.

⭑ we need to talk about mental health.

⭑ the future is #NOW.

⭑ we will change the world.

⭑ we not only want people to survive, we want people to THRIVE.

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