Protect Your Teenager
Did you know that 46% of teens in the U.S. have sex for the first time in high school? This accounts for the more than 800,000 pregnancies each year by teenagers under 20 years old. This comes out to 34% of all the teenage girls in the United States! Sex and teenage pregnancy are just some of the issues parents face. Here are some other surprising statistics:
- 48% of teenagers will try an illicit drug by the 12th grade.
- 80% of teenagers will have tried alcohol by their senior year in high school. 67% have been drunk.
- 93% of boys and 62% of girls are exposed to Internet porn before they turn 18 years old.