CHYS 3P12 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Precocious Puberty, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Major Depressive Disorder
Cbcs the national teens break the silence video. 1 in 5 young individuals suffer from mental illness in canada. Creative ways youth are working to break the silence. 3. 2 million are at risk of depression. Messages are starting to spread & schools are listening teens are the least likely to seek help: 16 schools (in ottawa) are incorporating mental health into their curriculum. New curriculum and idea to see if having discussion about mental health issues, identifying, does this or is it linked to more youth seeking helps, do they understand what these disorders are. That recognition and awareness if we open up and what is the impact on youth. Also seeing initiatives taking place across university campuses. Longer period than ever, with the goal of become independent. Why: age of onset of puberty is much earlier than ever before, historically speaking.