1. Twenty-five percent of sexually active teenagers contact a
sexually transmitted disease. 
Focus Adolescent Services

2. One in three sexually active peoples will be infected with an STD 
by the time they are 24.
 American Medical Association

3. Twenty percent of genital herpes cases may be related to oral
sex. Ten percent of women with gonarrhea contracted the disease
through a throat infection. 
American Medical Association

4. Less than one-third of all teen mothers finish high school. Teen People
5. Close to one million teen pregnancies occur in the U.S. each
 year, most of them unwanted. www.Medinstitute.org
6. There is really no such thing as safe sex. Abstinence is the only way
to acoid contracting an STD.
 www.factsaboutsex.com

PORNOGRAPHY
1. Fifty percent or more of teens who view pornograPhy regularly are
three times more likely to smoke, drink and use illegal drugs.
Joseph A. Califano, former US Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare
2. “Those of us who have been so much influenced by violence in the
media- in particular pornographic violence are not some kinds of
inherent monsters…we grew up in regular families. Pornograohy can
reach out and snatch a kid out of any house today. It snatched me out
of my home twenty, thirty years ago…and we had a wonderful home…
there is no protection against the kinds of influences that there are
loose in a society that tolerates them.”
(Ted Bundy, serial killer on death row shortly before his execution)
3. “The Porn Standard: Children and Pornography on the Internet” from
 Third Way states that the largest group of consumers of Internet porn 
is children between the ages of 12-17 with the average age of first
exposure being eleven.
special report NBC July 27, 2005
Chris was 15 when he saw his first “porno” magazine and today at 22,
he’s addicted to it. He candidly admits that if he doesn’t get better 
he could see how he might turn into the next Ted Bundy.
www.factsaboutsex.com

Helplines & websites
www.soldout4me.com
www.factsaboutsex.com
www.abstinence.net
www.lovematters.com
www.choosingthebest.org
www.truelovewaets.com

PORNOGRAPHY:
www.xxxchurch.com
    www.covenanteyes.com
1. In an average class of 25 students, 20% have seriously
considseresd or attempted suicide.
National Youth and Violence Prevention Center
2. A person under 25 commits suicide every 2 hours in the United States.
www.afsp.org
3. Suicide rates among today’s teens are 300% higher than teens in the 1950’s.
www.suicidology.org
Since 1980, suicide rates among those 10-14 have increased 100%.
www.suicidology.org

Helplines & websites
1-800-SUICIDE
TEEN HELPLINE: 
800-999-9999

AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION: 
888-333-afsp

www.afsp.org

www.suicidology.org