Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

Mental health is just as important as physical health to a child's well-being.

Prevalence and Consequences of Child Victimization

In a nationally representative survey of 12- to 17-year-old youth, 8 percent reported a lifetime prevalence of sexual assault, 17 percent reported physical assault, and 39 percent reported witnessing violence.

Source:
Kilpatrick DG, Saunders BE. (1997). Prevalence and Consequences of Child Victimization: Results from the National Survey of Adolescents. National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center, Medical University of South Carolina

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Rates of Exposure to Traumatic Events