Would anyone a year ago have imagined the world we live in at this moment? Other than a few disease and disaster experts, most of us had absolutely no idea how easily society could be so drastically altered by a microscopic virus known as COVID-19. Would anyone a year ago have predicted that there would be a whole new generation of teenage mental health and addiction patients? Generation Z is in trouble, and the healthcare industry needs to be prepared. In this whitepaper, we discuss the challenges that this generation is facing, and how mental health industry experts can prepare to treat them.