Bullying: one in four young people are bullied.
Anxiety and depression: two out of three are stressed about school. One in 16 are depressed.
Substance abuse: five young people die each week as a result of alcohol abuse.
Suicide: suicide is the leading cause of death for young people, consisting of 35% of male deaths and 25% of female deaths.
While adolescence is hard for every generation, the long and lonely road that young people face today presents risks to their physical and mental health, and, in some instances, even their lives.
* Statistics accurate as of 2017