Storm Lake Community School's Multi Tiered System of Support for Behavior and Mental Health
1 in 5 children ages 13-18 have or will have a serious mental illness.
50% of all lifetime cases of mental illness begin be age 14 and 75% by age 24.
The average delay between the onset of symptoms and intervention is 8-10 years.
Approximately 50% of students age 14 and older with a mental illness drop out of high school.
In 2011, suicide became the second leading cause of death for youth ages 15-24 in the U.S.