The State of Children’s Health in the United States

By Jenna Michaels

America’s children are facing multiple challenges to their mental and physical health. Increasing rates of depression, obesity, gun violence, sexual and emotional abuse are among the many factors harming children. Black, Hispanic, Native, American Indian, and LGBTQ+ children also experience disparities in many areas, including access to treatment.

This infographic explores these threats to child health as well as expert recommendations for improving child health and well-being.