We wanted to know how growing up in the United States, experiencing the digital age, and gaining exposure to a multitude of foreign cultures has affected today’s teens and what it’s doing to their faith journey.
This report compiles survey responses from 410 teens across the United States.
When reviewing the data, it became overwhelmingly clear that today’s teens need help. Our research found that when asked about their experiences in the last three months, 60% of U.S. teens reported experiencing depression; 66% reported high anxiety; 75% reported feelings of loneliness, and 35% reported having had suicidal thoughts.
This generation needs support. We can all help lessen the stigma around mental health by engaging in helpful conversations. But it can be difficult to know where to start, or how to move forward if you notice concerning trends or behaviors from the ones you love. A licensed therapist has contributed to this guide on how to recognize if a teen may be struggling with their mental health and how to take action. Download Crisis Mode today.