PSY 360 - PSY 360 Week 5 DQ 1 Mental Illness in Teens
Mental Illness in Teens. Today the rate of mental illness in teenagers is increasing. Research into outbreaks of violence, such as was seen at the Virginia Tech and Columbine shooting, has been shown to be a larger issue of mental illness in teens. There are many issues associated with this modern mental health challenge that mental health counselors and professionals need to understand. What factors are leading to these outbreaks of violence? What approaches are being used to help prevent similar occurrences in the future? Respond to these questions in a 250-300 word post.