THE STATS ARE ALARMING! OUR TEENS ARE DYING WAY TOO YOUNG.  HURTING WAY TOO MUCH! HERE AT SWERVE, WE OFFER SOLUTIONS TO HELP TEENS LIVE AN ABUNDANT LIFE.  A LIFE GOD HAS DESIGNED THEM TO LIVE.  LOOK AT THE STATS BELOW & ASK HOW CAN YOU BE APART OF SWERVE NATION!
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Teen Pregnancy

 

 
  • 3 in 10 teen American girls will get pregnant at least once before age 20. That’s nearly 750,000 teen pregnancies every year.
 
  • Parenthood is the leading reason that teen girls drop out of school. More than 50% of teen mothers never graduate from high school.
 
  • About 25% of teen moms have a 2nd child within 24 months of their first baby.

Teen Suicide


 
Teenage suicide in the United States remains comparatively high in the 15 to 24 age group with over 10,000 committed in 2013, making it the third leading cause of death for those aged 15 to 24.
 
Teenage suicide is not caused by any one factor, but likely by a combination of them.  Depression also plays a massive role in teenage suicide.  Some contributing factors include:
 
  • Eating Disorders
  • Drug Abuse
  • Sexual abuse/rape
  • Divorce of parents
  • Household financial problems
  • Being bullied
  • Social rejection
  • Anger/guilt
  • Relationship breakup
  • Domestic violence or abuse
 
Adolescence is a tender and impressionable time in a child’s life. With so many fads, fables and facts of life; it is during this time that children need a positive outlet to guide them through life’s hardest encounters.
3 in 10 teen American girls will get pregnant at least once before age 20. That’s nearly 750,000 teen pregnancies every year.

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Teenage girls have a few reasons for why they participate in sexting: 40
percent do it as a joke, 34 percent do it to feel sexy, and 12 percent
feel pressured to do it.


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Approximately 160,000 teens skip school every day because of bullying.


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