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Hawaii teens report persistent mental-health problems

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                                Notes from students expressing support and sharing coping strategies paper a wall at a Florida school on World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10. More than one-third of Hawaii’s public high school students in a survey reported that they had felt sad or hopeless almost every day for two or more weeks in a row in the prior 12 months.

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    Notes from students expressing support and sharing coping strategies paper a wall at a Florida school on World Mental Health Day on Oct. 10. More than one-third of Hawaii’s public high school students in a survey reported that they had felt sad or hopeless almost every day for two or more weeks in a row in the prior 12 months.

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