Stats on Young People Print
Written by Paul   
Population statsistics based on ABS NNAAMI estimates as of September 04.

There are 6,733,033.  young people under 24 years in Australia.

Based on the rate of mental illness as one in five in Australia.

  • 1.3 Million young people under 24  potentially have a mentally ill parent in Australia.
  • All young people are affected by a parent’s mental illness.
  • Most young people have to cope without assistance, while providing constant support to a parent with serious and long term mental illness.
  • Medications are not a cure for mental illnesses.
Please help us support these young people.
Support NNAAMI, consider giving a Donation.

You can give these kids a better chance in life:

Give a kid a tutor  for  a year, to catch up at school.
Give a kid the funds to attend a tailored support respite camp  or a time out   or even a holiday.
Give a kid a computer so she can get the next assignment in at school on time.
Fund a face to face or telephone support or a counseling session for a kid in a rural area.
Fund our online tutorial.

There are a lots of ways you can help.
You or Your organizations support will be proudly acknowledged on the web.


Based on one in five people having mental illness in Australia

20% of  6,733,033. =  1,346,606.6

(There are 1,346,606. 6   young people under 24 years in Australia who potentially have a parent with mental illness)