American teenagers are the most stresses out age group in the U.S. according to a 2013 American Psychiatric Association Stress in America survey.
Only 50% of teens report feeling confident about their ability to handle their personal problems.
Rates of suicide attempts are significantly higher in adolescents (ages 13 - 17) than in emerging adults or adults according to a study about depression published in 2012 in the journal Clinical Psychological Science.
Suicide is the third leading cause of death among persons aged 10- 14, and the second among persons aged 15-34. (CDC 2015)
Among students in grade 9-12 in the U.S. during 2013, 17% of students seriously considered suicide in the previous 12 months.
One in every 30 children in the U.S. are homeless - a historic high. (National Center on Family Homelessness)
Up to 40% of homelessness school-age children have mental health problems requiring clinical evaluation.
Since it's beginning in 2004, Journey to Dream has reached hundreds of thousands of young people in North Texas.
Journey to Dream provides the only youth homeless shelter in Denton County.
Unlike any other youth homeless shelter, Journey to Dream's Kyle's Place serves unaccompanied youth.