Child mental health in Delaware

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Why This Indicator Matters

Children's mental health affects how they socialize, how they learn, and how well they meet their potential. Mental health is important at every stage in life. Promoting the well-being of children includes both physical and mental health, so receiving treatment for diagnosed mental and behavioral conditions is as important as seeking treatment for a physical illness.
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Child mental health

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Definitions: Children ages 3 to 17 reported by their parents to have mental, emotional, developmental, or behavioral problems, two-year average

Data Source: Center for Child and Adolescent Health, National Survey of Children's Health

Footnotes: Data last updated 12/2022