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9

The number of health-care associations, including APA, that endorsed a consensus statement on ways to recognize and refer college student athletes with psychological concerns (Journal of Athletic Training, September/October).

10%

Percentage of high school seniors who "extreme binge drink," or consume 10 or more drinks in a row, according to a study in JAMA Pediatrics. Of the more than 16,000 seniors surveyed, 5.6 percent reported consuming 15 or more drinks in a row in the prior two weeks.

48%

Percentage of Americans who blame the mental health system "a great deal" for mass shootings in the United States, making it the perceived top cause of mass shootings, according to a Gallup poll conducted after the Washington, D.C., Navy Yard shooting in September.

29%

Percentage of children ages 2 to 5 with psychiatric disorders, such as attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, who were prescribed medication between 2006 and 2009, according to a study in Pediatrics. That's down from 43 percent in 1994–97.