According to the National Institute of Mental Health, in 2014, an estimated 2.8 million adolescents ages 12 to 17 in the United States had at least one major depressive episode in the past year. This number represented 11.4% of the U.S. population aged 12 to 17.

12-month Prevalence of Major Depressive Episode among U.S. Adolescents (2014)

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