A safe place for middle and high school youth dealing with
hurts, habits, and hang-ups.

Teen Statistics at the Present Rate

  • 50% of teens are sexually active:
  • 720 teens will contract an STD every 2 hours
  • 1 million teens will become pregnant before they reach
    college age
  • 340,000 teens will have abortions every year
  • 50% of teens will be exposed to pornography

40% of teens inflict self-injury

  • 960 teens will inflict self-injury every 2 hours

Teen Drug and Alcohol Use

  • 25% of teens use illegal drugs
  • 33% of teens have been drunk in the last month
  • 3770 High School Seniors will drink alcohol every 2 hours

25% of teens are victims of abuse

  • 178 teens will be abused or neglercted every 2 hours
  • Of the victims, 1/10 are raped
  • 75% of rape victims require medical attention
  • 16% of rapes are reported to police

Suicide is the 3RD leading cause of death
among teens

  • 1500 teens commit suicide each year - that’s 1 teen suicide
    every 6 hours.