“Students in the Seattle Public Schools, like students around the country, are struggling with anxiety, depression, thoughts of self-harm, and suicidal ideation, which led King County to join the U.S. Surgeon General last year in recognizing the youth mental health crisis in this community,” the Keller Rohrback law firm, which is handling the case, said in a statement. “According to the Surgeon General, one in five children aged 13 to 17 now suffer from a mental health disorder.”