At-Risk

Resources for parents of at-risk and troubled teens.

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Sunday

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February 2011

Problems of Teenage Mothers in Alabama – Teen Problems

by At-Risk.org Staff, on alabama, mother, mothers, pregnancy, single, teen, teenage, young

Alabama has one of the highest teen pregnancy rates in the US. Every year, more than 8000 babies are born by teenage girls, aged 12-19 years old. 1st county by percentage ranks Lowndes County. Statistic also says that 80% of teenage pregnancies are unintended and to unmarried teens. 70% of teen pregnancies are fathered by men older than 20. Unintended birth often leads to unplanned marriages or single parenting. These…

Saturday

12

February 2011

Becoming a Young Parent in Arkansas – Teen Problems

by At-Risk.org Staff, on Arkansas, parenting, parents, pregnancy, teen, teenage, young

As young people are getting more liberal, engaging in sex relationships during high school, it is no wonder that number of teenage parents is increasing. About 80 percent of those who will become young parents, did not plan this, and are totally unprepared. Arkansas finds itself in to 5 of teen pregnancies, as more that 60 out of 1000 teen girls give birth every year. Abortion rate is low and…