When the very young suffer from mental illness

unhappy boyThough it is the exception to the rule, very young children can have serious mental health issues. This CNN Health story share details of Cristini family and their son Gianni. Gianni was adopted at birth. Initially things seemed normal enough, but by the time he was 18 months old his mother began questioning his behaviors. Life has not been easy for this family. Gianni is now 10 and is receiving some help, but the future is still very uncertain.

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