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Mental Illness Up Among Young Americans

Mental illness isn’t just a white or older person’s disease. According to a recent federal survey, rates of mental illness — depression, bipolar disorder, etc. — have increased by nearly 30 percent among young people ages 15-24, with African-Americans seeing an increase as well. HealthDay also reported a strong link between young people suffering from mental illness and illegal drug use.

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