I am sure you have all heard how religious belief is declining among young people. Thus, you have to wonder if there is a connection here:
New research shows there’s been a sharp spike in cases of major depression in the United States in recent years, especially among teens and millennials.
The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association analysis of medical claims data showed that the overall rate of major depression was 4.4 percent and that diagnosis rates rose 33 percent between 2013 and 2016. Those rates increased 63 percent among teens and 47 percent among millennials.- Depression rates among youth in U.S. higher than ever.