when integrated holistically into broader pregnancy prevention programs.
Source: Silk, J. and Romero, D. (2014). The Role of Parents and Families in Teen Pregnancy Prevention: An Analysis of Programs and Policies. Journal of Family Issues, 35(10), 1339-1362.
with a regular high school diploma within 4 years of starting 9th grade.
McFarland, J., Hussar, B., de Brey, C., Snyder, T., Wang, X., Wilkinson-Flicker, S., Gebrekristos, S., Zhang, J., Rathbun, A., Barmer, A., Bullock Mann, F., and Hinz, S. (2017). The Condition of Education 2017 (NCES 2017-144). U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved April 2017.
more likely to get pregnant than girls without a mental health diagnosis.
Source: “Fertility Rate Trends Among Adolescent Girls With Major Mental Illness: A Population-Based Study” (abstract). Pediatrics. Vol. 133, No. 3. (March 2014).
for at least one night
with the help of Street Outreach programs funded by the Family and Youth Services Bureau according to RHYMIS.
In 2014, 777 African American females, ages 13-24, were diagnosed with HIV compared to 203 Hispanic females.
according to the CDC HIV Surveillance Report 2015.
the likelihood of engaging in risky sexual behavior.
Source: "Underage Drinking," Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, October 27, 2015.
who ever experienced rape, physical violence, or stalking by an intimate partner
first experienced some form of partner violence between 11 and 17 years of age according the 2011 CDC nationwide survey .